Re: UAC Bypass Vulnerability on "Windows 7" in Windows Script Host

From: Rich Pieri <ratinox@mit.edu>
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
Cc:
Subject: Re: UAC Bypass Vulnerability on "Windows 7" in Windows Script Host
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On 8/26/15 8:09 PM, vozzie@gmail.com wrote:
> Both ZDI and Microsoft are aware of this issue, expectedly ZDI didn't
> accept the admission because it's not a remote vulnerability.
> Surprisingly Microsoft didn't accept the vulnerability because "UAC
> isn't considered a security boundary".

UAC is not a security boundary. It's purpose is to annoy users in order
to force vendors to fix their bad code:

http://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-vista-feature-designed-to-annoy-users/

-- 
Rich Pieri <ratinox@mit.edu>
MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science





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