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CVE-2018-8256 Detail

Current Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when PowerShell improperly handles specially crafted files, aka "Microsoft PowerShell Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Windows RT 8.1, PowerShell Core 6.0, Microsoft.PowerShell.Archive 1.2.2.0, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2019, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, PowerShell Core 6.1, Windows 10 Servers, Windows 10, Windows 8.1.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105781 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042108 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8256 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:microsoft.powershell.archive:1.2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:powershell_core:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:powershell_core:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1703:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1709:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1803:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1809:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:itanium:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:x64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:1709:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:1803:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2019:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8256
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019