CVE-2018-8253

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Microsoft Cortana allows arbitrary website browsing on the lockscreen, aka "Microsoft Cortana Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2016, Windows 10.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105009

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041477

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8253

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-15

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.9

Severity: MEDIUM

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
111685KB4343887: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high