|CVSS SCORE||6.1, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows local attackers to create a denial-of-service condition on affected installations of Microsoft Windows. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the Windows Installer Service. By creating a directory junction, an attacker can abuse the service to create a directory. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to create a denial-of-service condition on the system.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: