CVE-2018-8455

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Kernel handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2016, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105211

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

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8455

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-09-13

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-404

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

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 (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
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
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