Hyper-V vulnerability could allow escalation of privilege
Report ID: MS201311005
Date Published: 13 November 2013
Compromise Type: privilege-escalation
Compromise From: remote
Windows Server 2012
A vulnerability in Hyper-V on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 could allow an attacker to gain escalated privilege and possibly cause denial of service condition.
Microsoft has released a security update to address a reported vulnerability in Hyper-V on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 machines. The vulnerability was caused by improper verification of a data structure's value, which allows a memory address with invalid address to be used. This issue has been resolved through the update by ensuring that user input are properly sanitized. Users are recommended to install the update onto their system as a protection measure against exploit attempts.
Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-092)
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