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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Microsoft GDI+ Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Graphics Component Object Memory Handling Errors Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038856
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038856
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8556, CVE-2017-8573, CVE-2017-8574   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 11 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, RT 8.1, 10, 10 Version 1511, 2016, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Graphics Component. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary commands on the target system with kernel-level privileges [CVE-2017-8556, CVE-2017-8573, CVE-2017-8574].

Peter Hlavaty (@zer0mem), Tencent at KeenLab and WenQunWang of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8573
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8574
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8556

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8573 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

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