Intrusion Prevention

MS.Win32k.CVE-2019-1364.Privilege.Elevation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation Of Privilege Vulnerability in Microsoft Win32K.
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 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (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-2019-1364

CVE References

CVE-2019-1364