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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2017-0073

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

The Graphics Device Interface (GDI) in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2; Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1; Windows 7 SP1; Windows 8.1; Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2; Windows RT 8.1; and Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "Windows GDI+ Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from those described in CVE-2017-0060 and CVE-2017-0062.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published