Privilege escalation in Microsoft Windows

Published: 2018-06-12 21:09:56
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-8210
CVSSv3 6.8 [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]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error when processing objects in memory. A local user can run a specially crafted application on the affected system and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8210

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