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Windows Media Audio Decoder Remote Code Execution Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1593

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8325

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Windows Media Audio Decoder improperly handles objects. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could take control of an affected system. There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document or by convincing a user to visit a malicious webpage. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Media Audio Decoder handles objects.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1593
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1593
  • KB4577053
  • KB4577070
  • KB4577048
  • KB4577071
  • KB4577049
  • KB4577015
  • KB4577041
  • KB4577032
  • KB4570333
  • KB4574727
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