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Microsoft CVE-2020-0636: Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2020-0636: Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/14/2020
Created
01/15/2020
Added
01/14/2020
Modified
11/18/2021

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Subsystem for Linux handles files, aka 'Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4528760-0765cf38-e093-4e0a-87e8-aee7cc24862f
  • msft-kb4528760-19558abd-f6b7-4b01-880a-e1ef9790a793
  • msft-kb4528760-4703ad6d-3338-4e64-8439-c158cb882d76
  • msft-kb4528760-593cc274-62ca-47f3-ba01-c11d486bd1a9
  • msft-kb4528760-8fc18280-6925-4bd4-91c1-9c0f69b91e2e
  • msft-kb4528760-c139f586-b22d-4e85-a769-47af7820a792

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