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Windows Network Location Awareness Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1437

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8029

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Network Location Awareness Service handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could allow an application with limited privileges on an affected system to execute code at a medium integrity level. To exploit the vulnerability a locally authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows Network Location Awareness Service handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1437
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1437
  • KB4565539
  • KB4565529
  • KB4565535
  • KB4565540
  • KB4565513
  • KB4565511
  • KB4565508
  • KB4565489
  • KB4558998
  • KB4565483
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