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Microsoft Windows task scheduler contains local privilege escalation vulnerability

A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows task scheduler could allow a local user to gain elevated (SYSTEM) privileges. The privilege escalation vulnerability is in the task scheduler’s Advanced Local Procedure Call (ALPC) interface and can allow a local user to obtain SYSTEM privileges, according to the Aug 27 Cert advisory. “Microsoft Windows task scheduler contains a vulnerability…

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