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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Kernel Object Memory Handling Error Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040632
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040632
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1038   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 5 2018
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Windows Kernel. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary code on the target system with kernel-level privileges.

Ulf Frisk - @UlfFrisk reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain kernel-level privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1038
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4100480

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1038 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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