CVE-2018-8400

HIGH
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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the DirectX Graphics Kernel (DXGKRNL) driver improperly handles objects in memory, aka "DirectX Graphics Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows 10 Servers, Windows 10. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8401, CVE-2018-8405, CVE-2018-8406.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105005

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041461

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8400

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-15

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
111692KB4343909: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111687KB4343897: Windows 10 Version 1709 And Windows Server Version 1709 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high