Privilege escalation in Microsoft Windows CLFS driver

Published: 2017-08-08 22:18:48
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-8624
CVSSv3 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 8.1
Windows 7
Windows 10
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2016
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error within Windows Common Log File System (CLFS) driver. A local user could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8624

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