7.8
Advisory Published
Updated

CVE-2023-36594: Windows Graphics Component Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

First published: Tue Oct 10 2023(Updated: )

Windows Graphics Component Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows 11=22H2
Microsoft Windows 11=22H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
=22H2
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
=22H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 10=1607
Microsoft Windows 10=1607
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2022
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.10240.20232
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.10240.20232
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.4974
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.4974
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.4974
Microsoft Windows 10 21h1<10.0.19041.3570
Microsoft Windows 10 21h1<10.0.19041.3570
Microsoft Windows 10 21h1<10.0.19041.3570
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19041.3570
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19041.3570
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19041.3570
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.2538
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.2538
Microsoft Windows 11<10.0.22621.2428
Microsoft Windows 11<10.0.22621.2428
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=sp2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=sp2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=r2-sp1
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 CVE-2023-36594?

    CVE-2023-36594 is a vulnerability in the Windows Graphics Component that allows an attacker to elevate privileges.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-36594?

    CVE-2023-36594 has a severity score of 7.8, which is considered high.

  • Which versions of Windows are affected by CVE-2023-36594?

    Windows 11 (22H2), Windows 10 (21H2), Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 are affected by CVE-2023-36594.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-36594?

    To fix CVE-2023-36594, apply the appropriate patch provided by Microsoft for your specific version of Windows.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-36594?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-36594 on the Microsoft Security Response Center website.

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