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Microsoft CVE-2020-1549: Windows CDP User Components Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2020-1549: Windows CDP User Components Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/11/2020
Created
08/12/2020
Added
08/11/2020
Modified
11/18/2021

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows CDP User Components improperly handle memory. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows CDP User Components handle memory.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4565349-115cb91a-8f54-419b-b3d7-25043fa4e135
  • msft-kb4565349-1a60eaaa-a7bd-4c92-bfb2-5f4fc5ab8eaf
  • msft-kb4565349-1e857e5a-9432-4eaa-8c29-a755cc55f91d
  • msft-kb4565351-4274f60c-bfeb-463c-9754-001689926626
  • msft-kb4565351-6d1a581f-9559-4c0d-9f5d-48e5dcf78018
  • msft-kb4565351-79957fb4-42c8-48d0-9629-788f4529cdf4
  • msft-kb4565351-79b74e87-e7f9-446e-a595-b7e944725115
  • msft-kb4565351-cbce42fb-565a-4c61-a8cc-c6dc535a10c0
  • msft-kb4565351-d6073ce0-e5b9-4059-8bc9-76e300e54896
  • msft-kb4566782-27424da3-f49f-4344-ae4e-045a0a838044
  • msft-kb4566782-3228b635-f5af-4686-9292-66b5b8aea06c
  • msft-kb4566782-912b8b41-c59a-4078-bfbf-fb69a4d8c0b3
  • msft-kb4571694-8746ee3a-0b54-44a5-ae6d-cc65dceca5bc
  • msft-kb4571694-cf7a53b4-c18c-4c38-b4ef-711043f4d178
  • msft-kb4571694-ec438944-1e2f-4f6d-b23e-0069e7647acf
  • msft-kb4571709-9b65ac66-ab1d-4b6d-a5ea-f5892a1ffc01
  • msft-kb4571709-db45332d-658c-455c-80bc-9813e1b1b3dc
  • msft-kb4571741-821804e3-a34d-4a92-bcf8-e9f8904540ab
  • msft-kb4571741-e73df191-2791-492b-acc4-0914e852f0ea

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