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CVE-2018-8453 Detail

Current Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Win32k component fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153669/Microsoft-Windows-NtUserSetWindowFNID-Win32k-User-Callback.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105467 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041828 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8453 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://securelist.com/cve-2018-8453-used-in-targeted-attack Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-404 Improper Resource Shutdown or Release NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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-2018-8453
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019