Advisory Published

CVE-2023-36743: Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

First published: Tue Oct 10 2023(Updated: )

Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.10240.20232
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.10240.20232
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.14393.6351
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.14393.6351
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.4974
Microsoft Windows Server 2019<10.0.19041.3570
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19045.3570
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.2538
Microsoft Windows 11<10.0.22621.2428
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=r2-sp1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=r2-sp2
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-2023-36743?

    CVE-2023-36743 is a Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability.

  • Which software is affected by CVE-2023-36743?

    CVE-2023-36743 affects Microsoft Windows 10 (version 1607), Windows 11 (version 22H2), Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 (version 1809), Windows Server 2022, Windows 10 (version 22H2), Windows 11 (version 21H2), and Windows Server 2008 R2.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-36743?

    CVE-2023-36743 has a severity of 7.8 (high).

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-36743?

    To fix CVE-2023-36743, you can apply the patches provided by Microsoft for the affected software versions. Please refer to the Microsoft support links in the software's remedy section for more information.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-36743?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-36743 on the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) website.


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