CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2020-0685

Improper Privilege Management

Published: Feb 11, 2020 | Modified: Jul 21, 2021
CVSS 3.x
7.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles COM object creation, aka ‘Windows COM Server Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability’.

Weakness

The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Windows_10 Microsoft 1709 1709
Windows_10 Microsoft 1803 1803
Windows_10 Microsoft 1809 1809
Windows_10 Microsoft 1903 1903
Windows_10 Microsoft 1909 1909
Windows_server_2016 Microsoft 1803 1803
Windows_server_2016 Microsoft 1903 1903
Windows_server_2016 Microsoft 1909 1909
Windows_server_2019 Microsoft * *

Potential Mitigations

References