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Microsoft Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2019-1074

oval:org.cisecurity:def:6653

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows where certain folders with local service privilege are vulnerable to symbolic link attack. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could potentially access unauthorized information. The update addresses this vulnerability by not allowing symbolic links in these scenarios.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2019-1074
  • MSRC-CVE-2019-1074
  • KB4507455
  • KB4507435
  • KB4507469
  • KB4507453
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