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CVE-2018-8589 Detail

Current Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles calls to Win32k.sys, aka "Windows Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2.

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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105796 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042140 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8589 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:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:*:*:*:*:itanium:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:x64:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8589
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019