Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability


A denial of service vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles hard links. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a target system to stop responding. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application. The vulnerability would allow an attacker to overwrite system files. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting ACLs to system files.

Affected Products

Windows 10,Windows Server 2016,Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2019