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Windows Storage Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1490

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8165

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Storage Service improperly handles file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain elevated privileges on the victim system. To exploit the vulnerability an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system then run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Storage Services handles file operations.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1490
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1490
  • KB4571692
  • KB4571694
  • KB4571741
  • KB4571709
  • KB4565349
  • KB4565351
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