To exploit this vulnerability, cyber criminals have written an exploit (a program to conduct network attacks. – Ed.), Aimed at Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems. The vulnerability has allowed hackers to gain full access to the attacked computer, pointed out Kaspersky Lab.
Presumably, this gap was used to conduct targeted attacks by at least two cybercriminal groups, the company noted.
The vulnerability information was transmitted to Microsoft, after which it released an update for its operating systems.