MS15-037: Vulnerability in Windows Task Scheduler could allow elevation of privilege: April 14, 2015

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1Windows Server 2008 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise More

Summary


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could take advantage of a known invalid task to cause Task Scheduler to run a specially crafted application in the context of the System account. An attacker could then do the following: 
  • Install programs
  • View, change, or delete data
  • Create new accounts that have full user rights 

Introduction


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-037. To learn more about this security bulletin:

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