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CVE-2018-0743 Detail

Current Description

Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 version 1703, Windows 10 version 1709, and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability".

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/04/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102350 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040094 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/saaramar/execve_exploit
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0743 Vendor Advisory
https://twitter.com/AmarSaar/status/948892321755598848 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43962/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0743
NVD Published Date:
01/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/04/2018