CVE-2018-8120

HIGH

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Win32k component fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8124, CVE-2018-8164, CVE-2018-8166.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104034

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040849

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8120

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45653/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-09

Updated: 2019-02-28

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

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