Microsoft Windows CVE-2017-8563 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Description: Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to Kerberos falling back to NT LAN Manager (NTLM) Authentication Protocol as the default authentication protocol, aka “Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability”.

Impact: An attackers may exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges.

Mitigation: Updates are available. Please check specific vendor advisory for more information.

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