CVE-2018-8641

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Windows kernel-mode driver fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2019, 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-2018-8639.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106090

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8641

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-12-12

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

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
119591KB4471332: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119590KB4471326: Windows Server 2012 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119589KB4471329: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119588KB4471327: Windows 10 Version 1703 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119587KB4471319: Windows Server 2008 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119586KB4471324: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119585KB4471323: Windows 10 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119584KB4471321: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119583KB4471322: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
119582KB4471328: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 December 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical