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Microsoft studies Windows Vista flaw

Discussion in 'News' started by Boycie, Dec 27, 2006.

  1. Boycie
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    Microsoft studies Windows Vista flaw



    Less than a month after the Windows Vista operating system shipped to businesses, Microsoft has confirmed that a flaw in the software appears to allow attackers to mount a privilege escalation attack.

    Read more at SecurityFocus.com.

    (Sorry Boyce, but it needed a little more personality and I was bored). :oops: :biggrin
     
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    1. hbroomhall
      hbroomhall
      Actualy - this is a flaw in Windows from Win2k onwards. You have to be logged on to Windows to exploit it, so nobody is getting excited from the break-in point of view.

      However the ability it gives in a corporate environment to boost your access level should be causing more of a stir than is currently visible, IMHO.

      Harry.
    2. Boycie
      Boycie
      Trip,

      Thanks mate, i thought it looked good for *a quickie* of mine. :biggrin

      Si

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