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Windows Error Reporting Manager Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2019-1315

oval:org.cisecurity:def:6484

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Error Reporting manager improperly handles hard links. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could overwrite a targeted file leading to an elevated status. 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 Error Reporting manager handles hard links.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2019-1315
  • MSRC-CVE-2019-1315
  • KB4520003
  • KB4520009
  • KB4519985
  • KB4519990
  • KB4520011
  • KB4519998
  • KB4520010
  • KB4520004
  • KB4520008
  • KB4519338
  • KB4517389
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