CVE-2018-0788

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Description

The Windows Adobe Type Manager Font Driver (Atmfd.dll) in Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 and RT 8.1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows Server 2012 and R2 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "OpenType Font Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102364

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040092

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0788

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-01-04

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

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

View all (3 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
105552KB4056897: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 January 2018 Security Update (Meltdown)(Spectre)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high