Information disclosure in Microsoft Windows GDI



Published: 2017-09-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 4
CVE-ID CVE-2017-8676
CVE-2017-8688
CVE-2017-8684
CVE-2017-8685
CWE-ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #3 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #4 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Microsoft Office for Mac
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Word
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Skype for Business
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Microsoft Lync
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Microsoft Live Meeting
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Lync Attendee
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 4 vulnerabilities.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU8303

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-8676

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to obtain potentially sensitive information.

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) handles objects in memory, allowing an attacker to retrieve information from a targeted system. A local user can gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 10

Windows Server: 2008 - 2016

Microsoft Office for Mac: 2011 - 2016

Microsoft Office: 2007 - 2010 Service Pack 2

Microsoft Word: Viewer

Skype for Business: 2016

Microsoft Lync: 2010 - 2013

Microsoft Live Meeting: 2007 Add-in - 2007 Console

Lync Attendee: 2010


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8676

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU8304

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-8688

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper handling objects in memory by the Windows Graphics Device Interface+ (GDI+). A local attacker can run a specially crafted application and retrieve arbitrary data on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 10

Windows Server: 2008 - 2016


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8688

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU8305

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-8684

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to obtain potentially sensitive information.

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) handles objects in memory, allowing an attacker to retrieve information from a targeted system. A local user can gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 8.1 RT

Windows Server: 2008 - 2012 R2


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8684

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU8306

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-8685

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to obtain potentially sensitive information.

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) handles objects in memory, allowing an attacker to retrieve information from a targeted system. A local user can gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows Server: 2008 - 2008 R2

Windows: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8685

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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