CVE-2018-8497

MEDIUM

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 2016, Windows 10, Windows Server 2019, Windows 10 Servers.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105478

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041828

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8497

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-10-10

Updated: 2019-01-14

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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