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CVE-2023-24946: Windows Backup Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

First published: Tue May 09 2023(Updated: )

Windows Backup Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Credit: secure@microsoft.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
Microsoft Windows 11=21H2
Microsoft Windows 11=22H2
Microsoft Windows 11=22H2
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows 10=20H2
Microsoft Windows 10=1607
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=20H2
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=1809
Microsoft Windows 10=22H2
Microsoft Windows 10=20H2
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=21H2
Microsoft Windows 10=1607
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows 10 1507<10.0.10240.19926
Microsoft Windows 10 1607<10.0.14393.5921
Microsoft Windows 10 1809<10.0.17763.4377
Microsoft Windows 10 20h2<10.0.19042.2965
Microsoft Windows 10 21h2<10.0.19044.2965
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19045.2965
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.1936
Microsoft Windows 11 22h2<10.0.22000.1702
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=r2-sp1
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2023-24946?

    CVE-2023-24946 is a vulnerability in the Windows Backup Service that allows an attacker to escalate their privileges.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-24946?

    CVE-2023-24946 has a severity rating of high (7).

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2023-24946?

    CVE-2023-24946 affects Windows 10 versions 20H2, 22H2, and 1809, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, and Windows 11 versions 21H2 and 22H2.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-24946?

    To fix CVE-2023-24946, apply the relevant patches provided by Microsoft. Specific patch URLs can be found in the vulnerability details.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-24946?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-24946 on the Microsoft Security Response Center website.

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