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Stuxnet 0day Privilege Elevation Vulnerability #1

Disclosed July 16, 2010    Fully Patched

Vulnerability Description:

One of two unspecified privilege elevation vulnerabilities that are used by variants of the Stuxnet malware family. Each of these vulnerabilities allow the malware to elevate its privileges to higher than normal user levels in order to embed itself into the operating system and prevent disinfection and/or detection.

Vendors:

Microsoft

Vulnerable Software/Devices:

Windows 32-bit

Vulnerability Severity:

Medium

Exploit Availability:

N/A

BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:

Mitigation:

No mitigation has been provided.

Links:

CVE(s):

None

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