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OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows RPCSS privilege escalation attempt
This event is generated when a binary that exploits the condition outlined in CVE-2019-1089 is detected.
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No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2019-1089An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in rpcss.dll when the RPC service Activation Kernel improperly handles an RPC request. To exploit this vulnerability, a low level authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses this vulnerability by correcting how rpcss.dll handles these requests., aka 'Windows RPCSS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.
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