Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.CVE-2019-1175.Privilege.Elevation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation Of Privilege Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1903 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1903 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1903 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation)
Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation)

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1175

CVE References

CVE-2019-1175