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DirectX Graphics Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2018-8406

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5602

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the DirectX Graphics Kernel (DXGKRNL) driver improperly handles objects in memory aka "DirectX Graphics Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 Windows 10 Servers. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8400 CVE-2018-8401 CVE-2018-8405.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-8406
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