CVE-2021-34858

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CVE-2021-34858 is a vulnerability that was discovered in August 2021. The vulnerability affects the Microsoft Windows operating system and could allow an attacker to gain elevated privileges on a targeted system. Specifically, the flaw is related to the way that Windows handles certain file operations, which can be exploited by a local attacker to execute code with elevated privileges. The vulnerability was assigned a CVSS score of 7.8 out of 10, indicating a high level of severity. Microsoft released a security update to address the vulnerability on September 14, 2021, as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday cycle. The company noted that the vulnerability had not been publicly disclosed or exploited at the time of the patch release. Overall, CVE-2021-34858 highlights the ongoing need for robust software security practices and prompt patching of vulnerabilities. While the vulnerability was discovered and addressed relatively quickly, it serves as a reminder that even seemingly minor flaws can have significant impacts if left unaddressed. As always, organizations should prioritize regular security updates and patching to ensure the ongoing safety and stability of their systems.
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