CVE-2018-0751

HIGH
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Description

The Windows Kernel API in Windows 8.1 and RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703 and 1709, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to the way the Kernel API enforces permissions, aka "Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-0752.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102359

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040095

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0751

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43515/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-01-04

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 3.6

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.1

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

Impact Score: 5.2

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
105554KB4056899: Windows Server 2012 January 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
105553KB4056898: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 January 2018 Security Update (Meltdown)(Spectre)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
105551KB4056893: Windows 10 LTSB January 2018 Security Update (Meltdown)(Spectre)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
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
105548KB4056890: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 January 2018 Security Update (Meltdown)(Spectre)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
105547KB4056888: Windows 10 Version 1511 January 2018 Security Update (Meltdown)(Spectre)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high