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Improper Privilege Management

CVE-2021-42286

Severity Medium
Score 4.6/10

Summary

Windows Core Shell SI Host Extension Framework for Composable Shell Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published