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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Kernel Multiple Flaws Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041093
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041093
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0982, CVE-2018-8169, CVE-2018-8208, CVE-2018-8210, CVE-2018-8213, CVE-2018-8214, CVE-2018-8224, CVE-2018-8233   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 12 2018
Original Entry Date:  Jun 12 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Disclosure of system information, Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Modification of system information, Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Windows Kernel and related components. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger a virtual registry management flaw in Desktop Bridge and execute arbitrary with kernel-level privileges [CVE-2018-8208, CVE-2018-8214].

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary code [CVE-2018-8210, CVE-2018-8213].

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary code with kernel level privileges [CVE-2018-8224

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling error in the Win32k component and execute arbitrary code with kernel level privileges [CVE-2018-8233].

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling error in the Human Interface Device (HID) Parser Library driver and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges [CVE-2018-8169].

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger a permissions error in the Windows Kernel API and impersonate processes, interject cross-process communication, or interrupt system functions [CVE-2018-0982]. Versions 2016 and 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803 are affected.

James Forshaw of Google Project Zero, Marcin 'Icewall' Noga of Cisco Talos, Jean-Yves Avenard, Mozilla, Georgios Baltas of MSRC Vulnerabilities & Mitigations Team, Georgios Baltas of MSRC Vulnerabilities & Mitigations Team, ZhangSen of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team, and Shawn Denbow of Windows Security Team reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated 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-2018-8169
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8208
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8210
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8213
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8214
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8224
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8233

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8208 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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