August 14, 2018
Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. An attackers may exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges.
- Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
- Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Ensure that only trusted users have local, interactive access to affected computers.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
Enrique Nissim - Senior Security Consultant - IOActive, Inc
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