- Date Discovered:
- 14 August 2018
- Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. A local attacker can exploit this issue to perform unauthorized actions with elevated privileges.
- Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.
Cedric Cochin of McAfee's Advanced Threat Research (ATR) Team