CVE-2018-8134

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Kernel API enforces permissions, aka "Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2016, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104041

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

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8134

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44630/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-09

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 (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
109611KB4103731: Windows 10 Version 1703 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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109608KB4103727: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109607KB4103715: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109606KB4103723: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109605KB4103721: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109603KB4103716: Windows 10 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high