Microsoft Windows 10 suffers from a pcap 10 local privilege escalation vulnerability.

While scanning https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/os/windows/ , came across problem as stated above. Has this been corrected with recent updates or is it still security risk?  Code for  'correction' at  https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134083/Windows-10-pcap-Drive-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html , suggests correction.

Hello Steve,

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From the description provided, I understand that you receive the mentioned error code while running an online security program.

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Original question 'is this a vulnerability' with existing Windows 10 build. Had noticed the exploit in the database of
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/os/windows/  (website DB for exploits)

The problem suggests that W10 User Settings can be challenged by select code allowing privileges to be altered.

The exploit (not correction) is revealed by following code @;

https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134083/Windows-10-pcap-Drive-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html

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Thank you so much for your help, the question had been rectified by subsequent MS update, as revealed under NIST.

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Hello Steve,

We appreciate the time and effort you have put in to resolve the issue. We are glad to know that the issue is resolved.

Feel free to write to us in future on Windows operating system and we would be happy to help you.

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