This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to the OneDrive for Windows Desktop application improperly handles symbolic links. A local user can create a malicious application, launch it on the system and overwrite a targeted file leading to an elevated status.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to log on to the system.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
OneDrive for Windows: All versions
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.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to open a a specially crafted archive.
The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.