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Microsoft COM for Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1507

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8294

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft COM for Windows handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain elevated privileges on a targeted system. To exploit the vulnerability a user would have to open a specially crafted file. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft COM for Windows handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1507
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1507
  • KB4570333
  • KB4574727
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