Microsoft issues out of band KB4578013 Windows security update


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Aug 17, 2014
Microsoft has issued an emergency out of band Windows security update designed to address privilege escalation bugs found to impact the Windows Remote Access service.

"An out of band security update has been released for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2," Microsoft says. "We recommend that you install these updates promptly."

The KB4578013 security update fixes two Windows Remote Access elevation of privilege vulnerabilities affecting all supported versions of Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

The security issues tracked as CVE-2020-1530 and CVE-2020-1537 could allow attackers to gain elevated privileges after successful exploitation.