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Microsoft Windows task manager contains local privilege escalation vulnerability

A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows task manager could allow a local user to gain elevated (SYSTEM) privileges.   The privilege escalation vulnerability is in the task manager’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…

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