According to identity and access security specialist BeyondTrust's 2022 Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report, elevation of privilege was the leading vulnerability category for the second consecutive year. Last year, 49% of all Microsoft vulnerabilities could cause elevation of privilege, the report found.Turning to the 326 remote code execution vulnerabilities reported in 2021, 35 had a CVSS score of 9.0 or higher. Also, Internet Explorer and Edge vulnerabilities soared to a record high of 349, approximately four times the 2020 figure.

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