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Which of the following specifically describes the explo…

Which of the following specifically describes the exploitation of an interactive process to access otherwise
restricted areas of the OS?

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A.
Privilege escalation

B.
Pivoting

C.
Process affinityD. Buffer overflow

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2 Comments on “Which of the following specifically describes the explo…

  1. meac says:

    Privilege escalation is the act of exploiting a bug, design flaw or configuration oversight in an operating system or software application to gain elevated access to resources that are normally protected from an application or user.

    A buffer overflow is MEMORY (RAM) Related, and not OS related.A buffer overflow occurs when a program or process attempts to write more data to a fixed length block of memory, or buffer, than the buffer is allocated to hold. … Exploiting a buffer overflow allows an attacker to control or crash the process or to modify its internal variables

    So the answer is indeed : A- Privilege escalation




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