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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      Last Modified:  01/04/2018      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0743
Original release date:
01/04/2018
Last revised:
02/04/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.0 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.0
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.4 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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