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Windows Now Playing Session Manager Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1201

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7787

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way the Windows Now Playing Session Manager handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run processes in an elevated context. An attacker could then install programs; view change or delete data. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would first have to log on to the system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerability and take control of an affected system. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows Now Playing Session Manager handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1201
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1201
  • KB4561602
  • KB4561621
  • KB4561608
  • KB4560960
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