Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Kernel.Hive.Log.File.Privilege.Elevation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation of Privileges vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Kernel.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of inputs in the application. A remote attacker can exploit this lead to elevation of privileges.

Affected Products

Windows 10

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/MS16-124

CVE References

CVE-2016-0079