CVE-2018-8170

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows kernel image handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Image Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104068

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

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8170

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-09

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-404

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

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
109611KB4103731: Windows 10 Version 1703 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109608KB4103727: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high