CVE-2018-0743

high
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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

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

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

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
105550KB4056892: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 January 2018 Security Update (Meltdown)(Spectre)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
105549KB4056891: Windows 10 Version 1703 January 2018 Security Update (Meltdown)(Spectre)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high