Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2018-8233

Assigned:2018-06-12
Published:2018-06-12
Updated:2018-06-15
Summary: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 10, Windows 10 Servers.
CVSS v3 Severity:7.8 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.8 Medium (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
7.8 High (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.8 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:7.2 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
6.8 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-264
References:Source: BID
Type: UNKNOWN
104383

Source: SECTRACK
Type: UNKNOWN
1041093

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
ms-win32k-cve20188233-priv-esc(144020)

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8233

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1803:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration 2:
  • cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:1803:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:x32:*
  • OR cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:x64:*
  • OR cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server:1803:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    microsoft windows 10 1803
    microsoft windows server 2016 1803
    microsoft windows 10 -
    microsoft windows 10 -
    microsoft windows server 1803