Microsoft Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability

ID MS:CVE-2019-1317
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2019-10-08T07:00:00


A denial of service vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles hard links. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a target system to stop responding.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application. The vulnerability would allow an attacker to overwrite system files.

The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting ACLs to system files.