7.8
Advisory Published
Updated

CVE-2023-28236: Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

First published: Tue Apr 11 2023(Updated: )

Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Credit: secure@microsoft.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Microsoft Windows 10=20H2
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 11=22H2
Microsoft Windows 11=22H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2022
Microsoft Windows Server 2022
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=1607
Microsoft Windows 10=1607
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=20H2
Microsoft Windows 10=20H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows 10 1507<10.0.10240.19869
Microsoft Windows 10 1607<10.0.14393.5850
Microsoft Windows 10 1809<10.0.17763.4252
Microsoft Windows 10 20h2<10.0.19042.2846
Microsoft Windows 10 21h2<10.0.19044.2846
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19045.2846
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.1817
Microsoft Windows 11 22h2<10.0.22621.1555
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012=r2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2022

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID for this Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability is CVE-2023-28236.

  • What is the severity level of CVE-2023-28236?

    The severity level of CVE-2023-28236 is high with a CVSS score of 7.8.

  • Which versions of Windows 10 are affected by CVE-2023-28236?

    Windows 10 versions 22H2, 21H2, 20H2, and 1809 are affected by CVE-2023-28236.

  • How can I fix the Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2023-28236)?

    To fix the vulnerability, you can apply the patches or updates provided by Microsoft. For Windows 10, refer to the applicable KB articles: [KB5025221](https://support.microsoft.com/help/5025221) (22H2), [KB5025221](https://support.microsoft.com/help/5025221) (21H2), [KB5025221](https://support.microsoft.com/help/5025221) (20H2), [KB5025221](https://support.microsoft.com/help/5025221) (1809).

  • How can I fix the Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2023-28236) on Windows Server 2012 R2?

    To fix the vulnerability on Windows Server 2012 R2, refer to the applicable KB articles: [KB5025285](https://support.microsoft.com/help/5025285) and [KB5025288](https://support.microsoft.com/help/5025288).

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