Posts Tagged ‘user privileges’

MS16-072 May Break Group Policy Configurations

Friday, June 17th, 2016

If you’ve noticed that your PC is behaving oddly after installing this week’s Microsoft Security Patches, this article might help to explain why.

Microsoft released 16 security bulletins as part of the June 2016 Patch Day of which one, MS16-072, is causing serious issues on some computer configurations. The security update patches a vulnerability in Windows that could result in elevation of privilege during a man in the middle attack.

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The User Directory – A Vital Tool for Managing Console Access Server User Capabilities

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

In a typical out of band management application, a console access server (http://www.wti.com/c-51-console-access-servers.aspx) is often connected to a variety of different network elements. This type of configuration allows remote access to console port command functions on each connected device, but it also creates a bit of a user management problem, in that you might not want to allow every user to have access to every connected device. A multi-level user directory often provides the best solution for managing multiple console access server users, and making certain that each user can access the devices that they need to access, yet are denied access to devices that belong to other users.

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