Windows Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability - CVE-2018-8549
A security feature bypass exists when Windows incorrectly validates kernel driver signatures. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could bypass security features and load improperly signed drivers into the kernel. In an attack scenario an attacker could bypass security features intended to prevent improperly signed drivers from being loaded by the kernel. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows validates kernel driver signatures.
- Microsoft Windows 10
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016
- Microsoft Windows 8.1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012