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Windows Service Information Disclosure Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1268

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7757

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when a Windows service improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application. The vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate user rights directly but it could be used to obtain information that could be used to try to further compromise the affected system. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how a Windows service handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1268
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1268
  • KB4560960
Product(s):