Kaspersky Lab has detected and reported a zero-day vulnerability in Win32k.sys driver in Microsoft Windows.
Vulnerable component: Windows
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the Win32k.sys driver. A local user can execute a specially crafted application, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.