CVE-2018-8304

HIGH

Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists in Windows Domain Name System (DNS) DNSAPI.dll when it fails to properly handle DNS responses, aka "Windows DNSAPI Denial of Service 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/104617

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041262

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8304

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-07-11

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: MEDIUM