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CAPEC-233: Privilege Escalation

Privilege Escalation
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Attack Pattern ID: 233
Abstraction: Meta
Status: Draft
Completeness: Stub
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An adversary exploits a weakness enabling them to elevate their privilege and perform an action that they are not supposed to be authorized to perform.

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CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2014-06-23Internal_CAPEC_Team
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2015-12-07Updated Description, Description Summary, Relationships, Type (Category -> Attack_Pattern)Internal

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