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Windows Remote Access Common Dialog Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1071

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7620

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles errors tied to Remote Access Common Dialog. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code with elevated privileges. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would need to physically access the booted machine to reach the logon screen. An attacker could then exploit the vulnerability and take control of an affected system. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows handles errors tied to Remote Access Common Dialog.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1071
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1071
  • KB4556843
  • KB4556852
  • KB4556853
  • KB4556826
  • KB4556813
  • KB4556812
  • KB4556807
  • KB4551853
  • KB4556799
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