KLA11219Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

2018-03-29T00:00:00
ID KLA11219
Type kaspersky
Reporter Kaspersky Lab
Modified 2018-07-05T00:00:00

Description

CVSS:

7.8

Detect date:

03/29/2018

Severity:

Critical

Description:

A privilege escalation vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can execute arbitrary code in kernel mode. This vulnerability can be exploited via a specially crafted application.

Affected products:

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)

Solution:

Install necessary updates from the KB section, that are listed in your Windows Update (Windows Update usually can be accessed from the Control Panel)

Original advisories:

CVE-2018-1038

Impacts:

PE

Related products:

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft official advisories:

CVE-2018-1038

KB list:

4100480