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Windows System Events Broker Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1357

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7974

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows System Events Broker improperly handles file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain elevated privileges. To exploit the vulnerability an attacker would first need code execution on a victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by ensuring the Windows System Events Broker properly handles file operations.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1357
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1357
  • KB4565511
  • KB4565508
  • KB4565489
  • KB4558998
  • KB4565483
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