CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 9, 2024
Updated: Jan 12, 2024
CWE ID 264


CVE-2024-20698 is a Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability with a high severity rating of 7.8. It affects multiple products, including Windows operating systems and various applications. The vulnerability requires low privileges and can be exploited locally, without user interaction. It has a high impact on both integrity and confidentiality, with a vector string of CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating that it is relatively easy to exploit. Organizations should take immediate action to remediate this vulnerability to prevent potential unauthorized elevation of privileges and the potential for data breaches or system compromise.

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