Microsoft Windows Named Pipe File System CVE-2018-0823 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

ID SMNTC-102919
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2018-02-13T00:00:00



Microsoft Windows is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. A local attacker can exploit this issue to run processes with elevated privileges.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Windows 10 version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 version 1709 for x64-based Systems


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Ensure that only trusted users have local, interactive access to affected computers.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.