Published: 20/07/2015 Updated: 22/09/2017
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 | Impact Score: 10 | Exploitability Score: 3.4
VMScore: 614
Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Summary

Race condition in Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) prior to 5.26 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted DLL, aka "MSRT Race Condition Vulnerability."

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
MicrosoftMalicious Software Removal Tool5.25

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