Vulnerability CVE-2019-1378


Published: 2019-10-10

Description:
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows 10 Update Assistant in the way it handles permissions.A locally authenticated attacker could run arbitrary code with elevated system privileges, aka 'Windows 10 Update Assistant Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

Type:

CWE-269

(Improper Privilege Management)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows 10 update assistant 

 References:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1378

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