KLA11537
Privilege escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Defender
Updated: 08/20/2019
Detect date
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08/13/2019
Severity
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High
Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability was found in Microsoft Defender. Malicious users can exploit this vulnerability via specially crafted command to gain privileges.

Affected products

Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
Windows Defender
Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Endpoint Protection

Solution

Install necessary updates from the KB section, that are listed in your Windows Update (Windows Update usually can be accessed from the Control Panel)

Original advisories

CVE-2019-1161

Impacts
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PE 
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Related products
Windows Defender
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2019-11610.0Unknown
Microsoft official advisories
Microsoft Security Update Guide