Media Foundation Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1492
A memory corruption vulnerability exists when Windows Media Foundation improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could install programs; view change or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document or by convincing a user to visit a malicious webpage. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Media Foundation handles objects in memory.
- Microsoft Windows 8.1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016
- Microsoft Windows 10
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2