Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Jan 2010 22:45 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows I guess it's Windows-flaw-week or something. First, we had the Internet Explorer vulnerability used in the Google attack, and now we have a bug that's been sitting undetected in Windows NT for 17 years. The bug can be used to escalate privileges, but from what I understand, it only works locally (although that isn't made clear).
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RE: Uh, no...
by f0dder on Thu 21st Jan 2010 01:32 UTC in reply to "Uh, no..."
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If you've found a remote exploit that lets you attempt local privilege escalation, chances are you'll be able to drop an executable... so, you drop a 16bit .com or .exe that handles the exploit - b00m.

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