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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Cortana Lets Physically Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041108
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041108
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8140   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 12 2018
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Cortana. A physically local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A physically local user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system with elevated privileges.

Systems with Cortana assistance enabled are affected.

Cedric Cochin of McAfee's Advanced Threat Research (ATR) Team, Ron Marcovich, Yuval Ron, Amichai Shulman, and Tal Be'ery reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A physically 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-2018-8140
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284835
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284819

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8140 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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