Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Backup Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Backup Service improperly handles file operations. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows Backup Service handles file operations.

Affected Products

Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2016,Windows 7,Windows 10,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2019