Category Cybersecurity

On August 27th, a tweet from a researcher with a nick SandboxEscaper announced an unpatched local privileges escalation vulnerability in Windows. This flaw is affecting the way Task Scheduler uses Advanced Local Procedure Call (ALPC) to read and set permissions. This allows a user with read access to an object to change his rights on it. Eventually, this vulnerability allows a user to run code with SYSTEM privileges. It is important to notice that a POC has been already
published on Internet and there is no available patch yet.


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