Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability


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.

Affected Products

Windows 10,Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server 2019