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Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2018-8347

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5518

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows when the Windows kernel fails to properly handle parsing of certain symbolic links aka "Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 Windows 10 Servers.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-8347
Product(s):