This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to the way Windows iSCSI Target Service handles file operations. A local user can create a malicious application, launch it on the system and gain elevated privileges.
To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would first need code execution on a victim system.
Install update from vendor’s website.
Vulnerable software versions
2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, 2019 1903, 2019 1909, 2019 2004
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.
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