Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows where a certain dll, with Local Service privilege, is vulnerable to race planting a customized dll. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could potentially elevate privilege to SYSTEM. The update addresses this vulnerability by requiring system privileges for a certain DLL.

Affected Products

Windows RT 8.1,Windows Server 2016,Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows 7,Windows 10,Windows Server 2008