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Vulnerability of MS WIndows 7, 2008: privilege escalation via registry permissions

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can make profit of permissive permission on the MS Windows registry, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted software: Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/11/2020.
Revision date: 27/11/2020.
Références of this announce: VIGILANCE-VUL-33982.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can make profit of permissive permission on the MS Windows registry, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer weakness impacts software or systems such as Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability note is medium.

The trust level is of type unique source, with an origin of user shell.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a specialist ability can exploit this cybersecurity threat.

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