Windows Custom Protocol Engine Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1527
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Custom Protocol Engine improperly handles memory. 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 the Windows Custom Protocol Engine handles memory.
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016
- Microsoft Windows 10
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019