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Microsoft JScript Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability - CVE-2018-8417

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5999

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Microsoft JScript that could allow an attacker to bypass Device Guard. To exploit the vulnerability an attacker would first have to access the local machine and run a specially crafted application to create arbitrary COM objects. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft JScript manages COM object creation.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-8417
  • MSRC-CVE-2018-8417
  • KB4467680
  • KB4467691
  • KB4467696
  • KB4467686
  • KB4467702
  • KB4467708
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