Microsoft Windows Cursor CVE-2017-8466 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2017-06-13T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-98844
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2017-06-13T00:00:00

Description

Description

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 1607 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Recommendations

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.