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Windows Network Connections Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2020-16887

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8363

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Network Connections Service handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute code with elevated permissions. To exploit the vulnerability a locally authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by ensuring the Windows Network Connections Service properly handles objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-16887
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-16887
  • KB4580387
  • KB4580385
  • KB4580353
  • KB4580358
  • KB4580327
  • KB4580346
  • KB4580328
  • KB4580330
  • KB4577668
  • KB4577671
  • KB4579311
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