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What vulnerabilities exist for this workgroup LAN based on the advisories? List five of them.
Advisory Number: CVE Ref:
2401593 CVE-2010-3213
2264072 CVE-2010-1886*
980088 CVE-2010-0255
975497 CVE-2009-3103
98343 CVE-2010-0817*

2. Do any vulnerabilities involve privilege elevation? Is this considered a high priority issue?
Only two from the five listed in question one are privileged elevation and identified by the asterisk alongside the CVE number. They are of importance but not considered a high priority issue as asked.

3. Identify and document at least three vulnerabilities and the solutions related to the client configurations.
Advisory Number: 977981
Solution: This security update resolves four privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights

Advisory Number: 979352
Solution: This security update resolves seven privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The more severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Advisory Number: 954157
Solution: The update also removes the ability for this codec to be loaded when browsing the Internet with any other applications. By...

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