CVE-2018-8401

high

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 Server 2016, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8400, CVE-2018-8405, CVE-2018-8406.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105006

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

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8401

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