Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2019-1130
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) improperly handles hard links. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run processes in an elevated context. An attacker could then install programs; view change or delete data. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would first have to log on to the system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerability and take control of an affected system. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows AppX Deployment Service handles hard links.
- Microsoft Windows 10
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016
- Microsoft Windows 8.1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012