CVE-2019-1190

high

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows kernel image handles objects in memory.An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute code with elevated permissions.To exploit the vulnerability, a locally authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application.The security update addresses the vulnerability by ensuring the Windows kernel image properly handles objects in memory., aka 'Windows Image Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1190

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-08-14

Updated: 2020-08-24

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