Vulnerable component: Windows
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/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 execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in Windows kernel. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.