Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Kernel.CVE-2018-0963.Privilege.Elevation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation of Privileges vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted application.

Affected Products

Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for 64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server, version 1709 (Server Core Installation)

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest patch from the vendor:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0963

CVE References

CVE-2018-0963