Privilege escalation in Microsoft Windows

Published: 2018-06-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-8210
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Memory corruption

EUVDB-ID: #VU13291

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2018-8210

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No


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.


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Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 8.1 - 10

Windows Server: 2012 - 2016

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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