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Windows Error Reporting Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1234

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7773

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Error Reporting improperly handles objects in memory. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows Error Reporting handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1234
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1234
  • KB4561649
  • KB4561616
  • KB4561602
  • KB4561621
  • KB4561608
  • KB4560960
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