• Microsoft fixes elevation of privileges security vulnerability in Windows Setup

    12 days ago - By Beta News

    Unbeknownst to Windows 10 users until now, a security vulnerability existed in Windows Setup, the process with runs when installing Feature Updates for the operating system. The vulnerability made it possible for a locally authenticated attacker to run arbitrary code with elevated system privileges. This flaw could be exploited to install software, create new user accounts, or interfere with data. See also: KB4579311 cumulative update is causing numerous problems for Windows 10 users Microsoft is foisting Office web apps on Edge users Microsoft is now blocking some third-party drivers in...
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