7.8
Advisory Published
Updated

CVE-2023-36705: Windows Installer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

First published: Tue Nov 14 2023(Updated: )

Windows Installer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Credit: secure@microsoft.com

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
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 10=1607
Microsoft Windows 10=1607
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2022
Microsoft Windows Server 2022
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 11=23H2
Microsoft Windows 11=23H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2022, 23H2 Edition
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.10240.20308
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.14393.6452
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.14393.6452
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 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 2008=r2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=sp2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012=r2
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 CVE-2023-36705?

    CVE-2023-36705 is a Windows Installer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-36705?

    CVE-2023-36705 has a severity rating of 7.8, which is considered high.

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2023-36705?

    Windows 11 version 21H2, Windows 11 version 23H2, Windows 10 version 1809, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2022, Windows 10 version 1607, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 are affected by CVE-2023-36705.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-36705?

    To fix CVE-2023-36705, apply the relevant patches provided by Microsoft. The patch URLs can be found in the references section.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-36705?

    More information about CVE-2023-36705 can be found at the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) website. The link to the specific vulnerability page is included in the references section.

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