Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows where certain folders, with local service privilege, are vulnerable to symbolic link attack. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could potentially access unauthorized information. The update addresses this vulnerability by not allowing symbolic links in these scenarios.

Affected Products

Windows 10,Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server 2019

References

CVE-2019-1074,