Windows Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1152
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles calls to Win32k.sys. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain elevated privileges on a targeted system. To exploit the vulnerability an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted script or application. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows handles calls to Win32k.
- Microsoft Windows 10
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016
- Microsoft Windows 8.1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012