MS16-150 – Important: Security Update for Secure Kernel Mode (3205642) – Version: 1.0

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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (December 13, 2016): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if a locally-authenticated attacker runs a specially crafted application on a targeted system. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could violate virtual trust levels (VTL).