CVE-2018-8174

HIGH
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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the VBScript engine handles objects in memory, aka "Windows VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103998

https://blog.0patch.com/2018/05/a-single-instruction-micropatch-for.html

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8174

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44741/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-09

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.6

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.6

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
109651Security Updates for Windows Server 2008 (May 2018)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109611KB4103731: Windows 10 Version 1703 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109610KB4103726: Windows Server 2012 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
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
109604KB4103712: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109603KB4103716: Windows 10 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high