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Microsoft CVE-2020-16913: Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2020-16913: Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/13/2020
Created
10/14/2020
Added
10/13/2020
Modified
11/18/2021

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Windows kernel-mode driver fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. 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 and take control of an affected system. The update addresses this vulnerability by correcting how the Windows kernel-mode driver handles objects in memory.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4577668-79a95e38-d1bc-434b-8a49-eb0e05941333
  • msft-kb4577668-965a8ede-1eb7-46d6-83a6-7246ea98aae0
  • msft-kb4577668-b815915f-3e4f-46ae-adc9-b90cd4b04100
  • msft-kb4577671-4bc3ccc3-fcb0-4bbd-a2a5-cbbd40369d41
  • msft-kb4577671-60a68333-26ce-47b6-9254-89d69caedfdf
  • msft-kb4577671-a4f7dcc3-65f1-4a75-8635-ea596100c299
  • msft-kb4577671-c4223a46-1f35-41d8-ac8e-d2772d017f90
  • msft-kb4577671-c42dc613-fb5b-4c45-925c-4f508584a635
  • msft-kb4577671-ddbf4c81-6ca7-4986-999e-9275ef508017
  • msft-kb4579311-d5cbc800-cb34-49c3-bde8-aa2f0ee05b2e
  • msft-kb4579311-e9f0550d-b150-4eeb-bf5e-1a08b117e7af
  • msft-kb4579311-fa30a6bc-24ef-47b0-a6fa-d7971053e058
  • msft-kb4580328-ebb00bd7-bff6-4567-8b7c-300728513137
  • msft-kb4580328-f01aa891-eec2-4390-9974-dc226f4d6bf4
  • msft-kb4580330-c2c988c8-cbbe-4a10-a26f-365b656443f3
  • msft-kb4580330-fc2b1c51-dad6-4170-ba4d-85c43ed047d1

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