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MS16-077: Security Update for WPAD (3165191)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) June 14, 2016 June 14, 2016 March 21, 2018

Available Exploits 

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows when the Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD) protocol falls back to a vulnerable proxy discovery process. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could bypass security and gain elevated privileges on a targeted system.

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References

Solution

WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-063-47554aba-fd2f-4db4-aa7f-8530e5208b56

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