Vulnerability identifier: #VU25173
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing objects in memory within the Win32k component. A local user can create a malicious application, launch it on the system and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 7 - 10 1909
Windows Server: 2008 - 2019 1909
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.