Intrusion Prevention

MS.Win32K.Sys.Elevation.Of.Privilege

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an elevation of privilege vulnerability in Microsoft Windows kernel-mode driver.
The vulnerability is caused by a call graph flaw. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability can run arbitrary code in kernel mode.

Affected Products

Windows Server 2003
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1
Server Core installation option

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS14-058

CVE References

CVE-2014-4113