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Windows Storage Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2018-0983

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5986

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Storage Services improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run processes in an elevated context. To exploit the vulnerability an attacker would first have to log on to the system and then run a specially crafted application to take control over the affected system. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Storage Services handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-0983
  • MSRC-CVE-2018-0983
  • KB4088779
  • KB4088787
  • KB4088782
  • KB4088776
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