Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Kernel.PlgBlt.Privilege.Escalation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Privilege Escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted application file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted application file.

Affected Products

Windows Server 2012 (3168965)
Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems (3163912)
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (3163912)
Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems (3172985)
Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (3172985)
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation) (3168965)

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-090

CVE References

CVE-2016-3251