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Windows AppX Deployment Extensions Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1431

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7967

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows AppX Deployment Extensions improperly performs privilege management resulting in access to system files. To exploit this vulnerability an authenticated attacker would need to run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how AppX Deployment Extensions manages privileges.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1431
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1431
  • KB4565489
  • KB4558998
  • KB4565483
Product(s):