Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Desktop.Bridge.VFS.CVE-2018-0877.Privilege.Elevation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Privilege Elevation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error in Windows Desktop Bridge VFS when handling file paths. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to escalate their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

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

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0877

CVE References

CVE-2018-0877