Privilege escalation in Diagnostic Hub Standard Collector for Microsoft Windows

Published: 2018-08-14 23:53:10
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-0952
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Visual Studio
Vulnerable software versions Windows 10
Windows Server 2016
Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2017 Version 15.8
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Privilege escalation


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to Diagnostics Hub Standard Collector allows to create files in arbitrary locations. A local attacker can run a specially crafted application and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.


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