CVE-2022-26929

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CVE-2022-26929 is a security vulnerability that affects the Microsoft Windows operating system. The vulnerability gets triggered when an attacker runs a specially crafted application on the target computer. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability can gain elevated privileges, allowing them to take complete control of the system. This could enable the attacker to perform malicious actions such as stealing sensitive data, installing malware, or creating new user accounts with administrative access. The vulnerability was discovered and publicly disclosed by researchers in January 2022. Microsoft released a patch for CVE-2022-26929 as part of its monthly security updates in February 2022. Users are advised to apply the patch as soon as possible to protect themselves from potential attacks. As with all vulnerabilities, it is crucial to promptly address CVE-2022-26929 to prevent attackers from exploiting the vulnerability to carry out malicious activities. Microsoft has urged its customers to update their systems regularly and keep their antivirus software up-to-date to defend against any potential threats posed by this and other security vulnerabilities.
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