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CVE-2018-8494 Detail

Current Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Microsoft XML Core Services MSXML parser processes user input, aka "MS XML Remote Code Execution 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: 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/105457 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041844 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8494 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-611 Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1607
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1703
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1709
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1803
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1809
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:1709
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:1803
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2019:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8494
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2018