Attacker Value
Unknown
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Exploitability
Unknown
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User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
Low
Attack Vector
Local
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CVE-2018-8639

Disclosure Date: December 12, 2018
Exploited in the Wild
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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. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8641.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
7.8 High
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High

General Information

Vendors

  • Microsoft

Products

  • 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

Exploited in the Wild

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Additional Info

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