CVE-2018-8208

HIGH
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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when Desktop Bridge does not properly manage the virtual registry, aka "Windows Desktop Bridge Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2016, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8214.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104392

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041093

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8208

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44914/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-14

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 (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
110491KB4284880: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 June 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
110490KB4284874: Windows 10 Version 1703 June 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
110487KB4284835: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 June 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
110485KB4284819: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 June 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high