Information disclosure in Windows Uniscribe

Published: 2017-09-12 22:19:36
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 3.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-8695
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Word
Skype for Business
Microsoft Lync
Microsoft Live Meeting
Lync Attendee
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
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft Word Viewer
Skype for Business 2016
Microsoft Lync 2010
Microsoft Lync 2013
Microsoft Live Meeting 2007 Console
Microsoft Live Meeting 2007 Add-in
Lync Attendee 2010
Vendor URL Microsoft
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Windows Uniscribe improperly discloses the contents of its memory. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted document or web page, trick the victim into opening it and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8695

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