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Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:03:34 -0400
From: Rich Pieri <>
Subject: Re: UAC Bypass Vulnerability on "Windows 7" in Windows Script Host

On 8/26/15 8:09 PM, wrote:
> Both ZDI and Microsoft are aware of this issue, expectedly ZDI didn't
> accept the admission because it's not a remote vulnerability.
> Surprisingly Microsoft didn't accept the vulnerability because "UAC
> isn't considered a security boundary".

UAC is not a security boundary. It's purpose is to annoy users in order
to force vendors to fix their bad code:

Rich Pieri <>
MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science

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