Vulnerability identifier: #VU8760
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to boundary error when the Windows kernel-mode driver fails to properly handle objects in memory. A local attacker can run a specially crafted application, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 8.1 - 8.1 RT, 7, 10
Windows Server: 2008 - 2016
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?