An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when ActiveX Installer service may allow access to files without proper authentication. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could potentially access unauthorized files. To exploit this vulnerability, an authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application on the victim system. The update addresses the vulnerability by validated file permissions before accessing them.
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