|CVSS SCORE||6.7, (AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Microsoft Windows. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within Windows Update Assistant. By creating a symbolic link, an attacker can abuse the Update Assistant to delete a folder. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: