Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-8495

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Windows Shell improperly handles URIs, aka "Windows Shell Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2016, Windows 10, Windows 10 Servers.
Vulnerability category: Directory traversalExecute code
Published 2018-10-10 13:29:04
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-8495

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 92.95%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-8495

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CWE ids for CVE-2018-8495

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
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References for CVE-2018-8495

Products affected by CVE-2018-8495

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