Hypervisor code integrity elevation of privilege vulnerability: June 13, 2017

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2Windows Server 2008 FoundationWindows Server 2008 Standard More

Summary


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Hyper-V instruction emulation fails to properly enforce privilege levels. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain elevated privileges on a target guest operating system. The host operating system is not vulnerable to this attack.
To learn more about the vulnerability, see  CVE-2017-0193.

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