November 13, 2018
Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. An attackers may exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges.
- Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
- Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
- Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
- Microsoft Windows Server 1803
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
Alex Ionescu, CrowdStrike Inc and Thomas Imbert (@masthoon) of MSRC Vulnerabilities and Mitigations Team.
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