Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Win32k.IsMenu.Privilege.Escalation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Privilege Escalation vulnerability in MS Windows.
This vulnerability is caused by an error when Windows Graphics Component handles a malformed menu object. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Windows 7
Windows RT 8.1
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privilege on the vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0263

CVE References

CVE-2017-0263