Microsoft Windows Denial of Service Improper Link Resolution Before File Access (‘Link Following’) Vulnerability

Summary

Microsoft Windows Denial of Service suffer from improper link resolution before file access (‘Link Following’) vulnerability

Credit:

The information has been provided by Wenxu Wu

The original article can be found at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1317


Details

A denial of service vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles hard links. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a target system to stop responding.

Vulnerable Systems:

Microsoft Windows Denial of Service 

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-1317 

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:10/10/2019