CVE-2019-1188

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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows that could allow remote code execution if a .LNK file is processed.An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user, aka 'LNK Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1188

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-08-14

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
127849KB4512516: Windows 10 Version 1709 August 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
127848KB4512508: Windows 10 Version 1903 August 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
127845KB4512501: Windows 10 Version 1803 August 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
127841KB4511553: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 August 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical