CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: May 29, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-38161 is a Windows GDI Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability that affects multiple products. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with a base score of 7.8. It requires low privileges and does not require user interaction. The attack vector is local, and the impact on integrity and confidentiality is high. The vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations as it could allow an attacker to elevate their privileges on affected systems. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating that it is relatively easy to exploit. Microsoft has not made any changes to the scope of the vulnerability, and it has been categorized as CWE-416 (Use After Free).


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