CVE-2019-1190

HIGH
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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

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
127848KB4512508: Windows 10 Version 1903 August 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
127841KB4511553: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 August 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical