Windows Uniscribe Information Disclosure Vulnerability



Published: 2017-03-14
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-0111
CWE-ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU6064

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-0111

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper disclosure of memory contents in Windows Uniscribe. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted document or visiting a malformed web page and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive data.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7, Vista

Windows Server: 2008, 2008 R2

CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0111

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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