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Microsoft Windows Defender Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2020-1170)

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Microsoft Windows Defender Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2020-1170)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/09/2020
Created
09/16/2020
Added
08/26/2020
Modified
09/08/2022

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows Defender that leads arbitrary file deletion on the system.To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would first have to log on to the system, aka 'Microsoft Windows Defender Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1163.

Solution(s)

  • windows-defender-upgrade-latest

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