Endpoint Vulnerability

Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel-mode driver 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-2017-8689,