Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Device.Guard.Code.Integrity.Security.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Security Bypass vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted script. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to bypass security mechanism on vulnerable systems to execute arbitrary scripts.

Affected Products

Windows Server 2016
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 1709 (Server Core Installation)
Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation)
Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security features of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8492

CVE References

CVE-2018-8492