Vulnerability

(MS14-054) Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2988948)

Publish date: October 30, 2014

CVE-2014-4074

SEVERITY

HIGH

//  ADVISORY DATE

30 OCT 2014


DESCRIPTION

This security update addresses a vulnerability found in Microsoft Windows, which could allow elevation of privilege once exploited successfully by attackers via a specially crafted application. Note, however, that remote attackers should be able to log on locally and have valid credentials to exploit the said vulnerability.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows RT
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)

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