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OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows arbitrary file read attempt
This event is generated when an attempt to read a protected arbitrary file on Microsoft Windows is observed.
Potential Arbitrary File Read
This vulnerability abuses MsiAdvertiseProduct to trigger an arbitrary file read that would allow an attacker to read protected files without the correct permissions.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2019-0636An information vulnerability exists when Windows improperly discloses file information, aka 'Windows Information Disclosure Vulnerability'.
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