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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Windows PowerShell Editor Services Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041251
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8327   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 10 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): PowerShell Editor Services, PowerShell Extension for Visual Studio Code
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Windows PowerShell Editor Services. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to exploit a flaw in the processing of local connections to execute arbitrary code in a PowerShell Editor Services process.

Ryan Cumbee and Cory Carson (Casaba Security, LLC) (under contract to Microsoft) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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