CVE-2018-0743

MEDIUM

Description

Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 version 1703, Windows 10 version 1709, and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102350

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040094

https://github.com/saaramar/execve_exploit

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0743

https://twitter.com/AmarSaar/status/948892321755598848

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43962/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-01-04

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH