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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Secondary Logon Service Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035541
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0135   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 13 2016
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Secondary Logon Service. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger a request processing error in the Windows Secondary Logon Service and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

Brian Martin of Tenable Network Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

Windows 10:

Windows 10 version 1511:

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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