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CVE-2018-8437 Detail

Current Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists when Microsoft Hyper-V Network Switch on a host server fails to properly validate input from a privileged user on a guest operating system, aka "Windows Hyper-V Denial of Service Vulnerability." This affects Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8436, CVE-2018-8438.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/12/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.0
Exploitability Score: 1.7


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.1


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105237 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041624 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8437 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8437
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018