Cortana Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability: CVE-2018-8140

An elevation of privilege vulnerability was discovered in Microsoft virtual assistant ‘Cortana’. The issue arises due to a behavior glitch in Cortana. Upon successful exploitation an attacker can gain elevated command execution. The attacker would need physical access to the target machine to perform the attack. Microsoft has addressed this vulnerability in patches released in … Continue reading “Cortana Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability: CVE-2018-8140”