Microsoft Windows WPAD Elevation of Privilege Exploit (MS16-077)

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows when the Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD) protocol falls back to a vulnerable proxy discovery process. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could bypass security and gain elevated privileges on a targeted system.
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Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2016-3213
Product Version: 
2016_R1
Released Date: 
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 00:00