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Media Foundation Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1238

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7771

A memory corruption vulnerability exists when Windows Media Foundation improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could install programs; view change or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document or by convincing a user to visit a malicious webpage. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Media Foundation handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1238
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1238
  • KB4561602
  • KB4561621
  • KB4561608
  • KB4560960
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