Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Windows handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute arbitrary code with elevated permissions on a target system. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker who has a domain user account could create a specially crafted request, causing Windows to execute arbitrary code with elevated permissions. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows handles objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows RT 8.1,Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2,Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows Server 2008,Windows 10,Windows 7,Windows Vista Service Pack 2

References

CVE-2016-3368,