Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Windows.CVE-2022-26914.Privilege.Elevation

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation Of Privilege Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows wink32 kernel Driver.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 Version 1909 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for 32-bit Systems
Windows Server 2022
Windows Server 2022 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 20H2 (Server Core Installation)
Windows 11 for x64-based Systems
Windows 11 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H2 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H2 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H2 for x64-based Systems

Impact logoImpact

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

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-26914

CVE References

CVE-2022-26914

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