CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Oct 10, 2023
Updated: May 29, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-36605, also known as the Windows Named Pipe Filesystem Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability, is a high-risk vulnerability that affects multiple products including Windows. The vulnerability is categorized as CWE-416 (Use After Free), indicating a potential use of an object after it has been freed from memory. It can be exploited locally with low privileges and does not require user interaction. The impact of this vulnerability is rated as high, with the potential for unauthorized elevation of privileges and compromise of confidentiality and integrity. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary security patches or updates provided by Microsoft.


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