Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Imaging.API.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Use After Free Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user into opening a crafted WIM file. Successful exploitation could result in the execution of arbitrary code in the security context of Administrator.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server version 1803 (Server Core Installation)
Microsoft Windows Server version 1903 (Server Core installation)

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of 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-2019-1311

CVE References

CVE-2019-1311