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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Advanced Local Procedure Call Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042119
SecurityTracker URL:  https://securitytracker.com/id/1042119
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8584   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2018
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2016, 10, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803, 10 Version 1809, Windows Server 2019
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Advanced Local Procedure Call. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted call to Advanced Local Procedure Call (ALPC) to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8584

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8584 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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