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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft RemoteFX Virtual GPU Miniport Driver Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042121
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1042121
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8471   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2018
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 8.1, 2016, 2016, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803, 10 Version 1809, 2019
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft RemoteFX Virtual GPU Miniport Driver. 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 bug and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

RanchoIce of Tencent ZhanluLab and Chen Nan of Tencent ZhanluLab reported this vulnerability.

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-2018-8471

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8471 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

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