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Windows Mobile Device Management Diagnostics Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1405

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An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Mobile Device Management (MDM) Diagnostics improperly handles junctions. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could bypass access restrictions to delete files. 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 remove files. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the how Windows MDM Diagnostics handles files.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1405
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1405
  • KB4558998
  • KB4565483
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