A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the VBScript engine handles objects in memory, aka "Windows VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.
Published 2018-05-09 19:29:03
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

CVE-2018-8174 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Microsoft Windows VBScript Engine Out-of-Bounds Write Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the VBScript engine handles objects in memory, aka "Windows VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution"
Added on 2022-02-15 Action due date 2022-08-15

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-8174

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 97.43%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 100 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-8174

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
7.6
HIGH AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
4.9
10.0
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7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.6
5.9
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CWE ids for CVE-2018-8174

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-8174

Products affected by CVE-2018-8174

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