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Windows Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability - CVE-2017-8493

oval:org.cisecurity:def:2687

Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 10 Gold 1511 1607 and 1703 and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to set variables that are either read-only or require authentication when Windows fails to enforce case sensitivity for certain variable checks aka "Windows Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability".

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2017-8493
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