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Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1565

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8126

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the "Public Account Pictures" folder improperly handles junctions. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows handles junctions.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1565
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1565
  • KB4571702
  • KB4571723
  • KB4571692
  • KB4571694
  • KB4571741
  • KB4571709
  • KB4565349
  • KB4565351
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