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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft JScript Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft JScript Lets Local Users Bypass Device Guard to Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042120
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8417   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2018
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2016, 10, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803, Windows 10 Version 1809, 2019
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft JScript. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to bypass device guard protection and then create arbitrary COM objects on the target system with elevated privileges.

Philip Tsukerman of Cybereason reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (10)

Message History:   None.

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