Endpoint Vulnerability

Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Win32k component fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Affected Products

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

References

CVE-2017-8593,