CVE-2019-1458

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Win32k component fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka 'Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

References

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/156651/Microsoft-Windows-WizardOpium-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/159569/Microsoft-Windows-Uninitialized-Variable-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1458

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-12-10

Updated: 2020-10-15

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:3.1/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

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
131934KB4530692: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 December 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
131930KB4530730: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 December 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
131929KB4530719: Windows Server 2008 December 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
131928KB4530698: Windows Server 2012 December 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
131927KB4530689: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 December 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
131925KB4530681: Windows 10 December 2019 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high