CVE-2018-8170 Detail

Current Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows kernel image handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Image Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104068 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040849 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8170 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-404 Improper Resource Shutdown or Release cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8170
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE