#VU13291 Memory corruption in Windows and Windows Server

Published: 2018-06-12 | Updated: 2018-06-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU13291

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-8210


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Microsoft


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.

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 8.1 - 8.1 RT, 10

Windows Server: 2012 - 2016

External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

Latest bulletins with this vulnerability