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Microsoft Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2019-1340

oval:org.cisecurity:def:6499

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows AppX Deployment Server that allows file creation in arbitrary locations. To exploit the 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 update addresses the vulnerability by not permitting Windows AppX Deployment Server to create files in arbitrary locations.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2019-1340
  • MSRC-CVE-2019-1340
  • KB4520010
  • KB4520004
  • KB4520008
  • KB4519338
  • KB4517389
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