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Sid 1-47702

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows ALPC task scheduler local privilege escalation attempt

Summary

This event is generated when Microsoft Windows ALPC task scheduler is abused and triggers a local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Impact

Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain

Detailed information

Affected systems

Ease of attack

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8440
  • www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/906424