Advisory Published

CVE-2023-36408: Windows Hyper-V Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

First published: Tue Nov 14 2023(Updated: )

Windows Hyper-V Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Credit: secure@microsoft.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.14393.6452
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.5122
Microsoft Windows Server 2019<10.0.19041.3693
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19045.3693
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.2600
Microsoft Windows 11<10.0.22621.2715
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.22631.2715
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2022
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2<10.0.25398.531

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-36408?

    The severity of CVE-2023-36408 is high with a score of 7.8.

  • How does CVE-2023-36408 affect Windows Hyper-V?

    CVE-2023-36408 is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to elevate privileges on Windows Hyper-V.

  • Which versions of Windows are affected by CVE-2023-36408?

    Windows Server 2022, 23H2 Edition, Windows Server 2019, Windows 10 (21H2), Windows 11 (22H2 and 23H2), Windows Server 2022, Windows 10 (1607), Windows Server 2016, Windows 11 (21H2), Windows 10 (22H2), Windows 11 (22H2), and Windows 10 (1809) are affected by CVE-2023-36408.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-36408 on Windows Server 2022, 23H2 Edition?

    To fix CVE-2023-36408 on Windows Server 2022, 23H2 Edition, you can download and install the patch KB5032202 from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-36408?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-36408 on the Microsoft Security Response Center website.


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