An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when an attacker establishes a vulnerable Netlogon secure channel connection to a domain controller, using the Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC). An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run a specially crafted application on a device on the network. To exploit the vulnerability, an unauthenticated attacker would be required to use MS-NRPC to connect to a domain controller to obtain domain administrator access. Deploying updates released February 9, 2021 or later will turn on DC enforcement mode which will revise this vulnerability. DC enforcement mode is when all Netlogon connections are either required to use secure RPC or the account must have been added to the "Domain controller: Allow vulnerable Netlogon secure channel connections" group policy. At this time, the FullSecureChannelProtection registry key is no longer needed and will no longer be supported.