MS15-004 - Important: Vulnerability in Windows Components Could Allow Elevation of Privilege...

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    Revision Note: V1.0 (January 13, 2015): V1.0 (January 13, 2015): Bulletin published.
    Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker convinces a user to run a specially crafted application. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

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