CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2020-1251

Improper Privilege Management

Published: Jun 09, 2020 | Modified: Jul 21, 2021
CVSS 3.x
6.7
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/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 in Windows when the Windows kernel-mode driver fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka ‘Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability’. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1207, CVE-2020-1247, CVE-2020-1253, CVE-2020-1310.

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 - -
Windows_10 Microsoft 1607 1607
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_10 Microsoft 2004 2004
Windows_7 Microsoft - -
Windows_8.1 Microsoft - -
Windows_rt_8.1 Microsoft - -
Windows_server_2008 Microsoft r2 r2
Windows_server_2012 Microsoft r2 r2
Windows_server_2008 Microsoft r2 r2
Windows_server_2016 Microsoft - -
Windows_server_2008 Microsoft - -
Windows_server_2012 Microsoft - -
Windows_server_2016 Microsoft 1803 1803
Windows_server_2019 Microsoft - -
Windows_server_2016 Microsoft 1903 1903
Windows_server_2016 Microsoft 1909 1909
Windows_server_2016 Microsoft 2004 2004

Potential Mitigations

References