CVE-2018-8462

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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 Server 2016, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105274

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041629

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8462

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-09-13

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 (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
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
117411KB4457128: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical