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Windows Error Reporting Information Disclosure Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1261

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7792

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way Windows Error Reporting (WER) handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system. To exploit the vulnerability an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application or convince a target to run a crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the way WER 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-2020-1261
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1261
  • KB4561649
  • KB4561616
  • KB4561602
  • KB4561621
  • KB4561608
  • KB4560960
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