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Projected Filesystem Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability - CVE-2020-0805

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8417

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when a Windows Projected Filesystem improperly handles file redirections. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could delete a targeted file they would not have permissions to. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would first have to log on to the system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerability. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Projected Filesystem handle file redirections.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-0805
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-0805
  • KB4571756
Product(s):