CVE-2018-8233

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 10, Windows 10 Servers.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104383

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

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8233

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-14

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-404

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH