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Windows InstallService Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1532

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8301

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows InstallService 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 InstallService handles memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1532
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1532
  • KB4574727
Product(s):