Exploited
7.8
Advisory Published
Updated

CVE-2023-36033: Windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

First published: Tue Nov 14 2023(Updated: )

Microsoft Windows Desktop Window Manager (DWM) Core Library contains an unspecified vulnerability that allows for privilege escalation.

Credit: secure@microsoft.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Microsoft Windows
=1809
=1809
=1809
=22H2
=22H2
=22H2
=22H2
=22H2
=21H2
=21H2
=21H2
=21H2
=21H2
=23H2
=23H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.5122
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.5122
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.5122
Microsoft Windows Server 2019<10.0.19041.3693
Microsoft Windows Server 2019<10.0.19041.3693
Microsoft Windows Server 2019<10.0.19041.3693
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19045.3693
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19045.3693
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19045.3693
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.2600
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.2600
Microsoft Windows 11<10.0.22621.2715
Microsoft Windows 11<10.0.22621.2715
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.22621.2715
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.22621.2715
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2022

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2023-36033?

    CVE-2023-36033 is a vulnerability in the Windows Desktop Window Manager (DWM) Core Library that allows for privilege escalation.

  • Which versions of Windows are affected by CVE-2023-36033?

    Windows 10 versions 1809, 21H2, 22H2, and Windows 11 versions 21H2, 22H2, and 23H2 are affected.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-36033?

    CVE-2023-36033 has a severity of 7.8 (high).

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-36033?

    You can fix CVE-2023-36033 by applying the appropriate security patches provided by Microsoft for your specific Windows version.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-36033?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-36033 on the Microsoft Security Response Center website.

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