Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Cryptographic Catalog Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Cryptographic Catalog Services improperly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could modify the cryptographic catalog. To exploit this 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 security update addresses the vulnerability by addressing how the Windows Cryptographic Catalog Services handle objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows RT 8.1,Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2016,Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows 7,Windows 10,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation)