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Sid 1-49746

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows win32k privilege escalation attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an executable which exploits CVE-2019-0859 is detected.

Impact

Privilege escalation

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • Windows 7 64-bit

Ease of attack

Medium

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Isolate the affected systems and remediate them based on your company's incident response policies.

Contributors

  • Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0859