This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to elevate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when the RPC service Activation Kernel improperly handles an RPC request in rpcss.dll. A local user can create a specially crafted application, run it on the affected system and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 7, 8.1, 10, 10 1607, 10 1703, 10 1709, 10 1803, 10 1809, 10 1903, RT 8.1
Windows Server: 1803, 1903, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 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.