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Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2019-0693

oval:org.cisecurity:def:6516

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists due to an integer overflow in Windows Subsystem for Linux. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute code with elevated permissions. To exploit the vulnerability a locally authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Subsystem for Linux handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2019-0693
  • MSRC-CVE-2019-0693
  • KB4489886
  • KB4489868
  • KB4489899
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