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Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1283

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7765

A denial of service vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a target system to stop responding. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application or to convince a user to open a specific file on a network share. The vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate user rights directly but it could be used to cause a target system to stop responding. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1283
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1283
  • KB4561616
  • KB4561602
  • KB4561621
  • KB4561608
  • KB4560960
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