CVE-2018-8442

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Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Kernel Information Disclosure 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. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8336, CVE-2018-8419, CVE-2018-8443, CVE-2018-8445, CVE-2018-8446.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105234

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041635

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8442

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-09-13

Updated: 2018-11-02

Type: CWE-200

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: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
117420KB4457984: Windows Server 2008 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117418KB4457145: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117417KB4457142: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117416KB4457138: Windows 10 Version 1703 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117415KB4457140: Windows Server 2012 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117414KB4457132: Windows 10 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117413KB4457131: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117412KB4457143: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117411KB4457128: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical