This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to certain Windows folders with local service privileges are vulnerable to symbolic link following attack. A local user can create a symbolic link to a critical resource and gain access to sensitive information.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 10 1709, 10 1803, 10 1809, 10 1903
Windows Server: 1803, 1903, 2019CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.