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CVE-2020-1565

Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Reserved:2019-11-04
Published:2020-08-17
Updated:2024-06-10

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the "Public Account Pictures" folder improperly handles junctions. 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 Windows handles junctions.



HIGH: 7.5CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Problem types

Elevation of Privilege

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References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1565

cve.org CVE-2020-1565

nvd.nist.gov CVE-2020-1565

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