Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.AppXSVC.Hard.Link.Privilege.Escalation

Description

This indicates a possible attack against a Privilege Escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when Windows AppX Deployment Service improperly handles hard links. Successful exploitation may lead to unauthorized escalation of user privileges on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

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 10 Version 1709 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server, version 1709 (Server Core Installation)
Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation)

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privilege on the vulnerable systems

CVE References

CVE-2019-1064 CVE-2019-0841