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Windows Registry Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2018-8410

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5918

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Kernel API improperly handles registry objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain elevated privileges on a targeted system. A locally authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by helping to ensure that the Windows Kernel API properly handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-8410
  • MSRC-CVE-2018-8410
  • KB4457145
  • KB4457140
  • KB4457143
  • KB4457132
  • KB4457131
  • KB4457138
  • KB4457142
  • KB4457128
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