Windows Privilege Escalation 0-day Vulnerability (Apr 22, 2015)


Dell SonicWALL observed a Windows privilege escalation vulnerability is being exploited in the wild. An attacker could entice a victim to open a malformed file which leveraged this vulnerability. Unauthorized actions could be performed which leads to compromise of victim’s system.

Dell SonicWALL Threat Research Team has researched this vulnerability and released the following signature to protect their customers:

  • IPS 10893 : Suspicious Video 7
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