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Sid 1-51733

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Win32k font file privilege escalation attempt

Summary

This event is generated when a TrueType font file designed to exploit a privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows is detected.

Impact

privilege escalation

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • Please refer to Microsoft's vulnerability bulletin for CVE-2019-1364.

Ease of attack

Medium

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Isolate the targeted system and remediate it in accordance with your organization's incident response policy.

Contributors

  • Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • CVE-2019-1364
  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1364