Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft DirectX



Published: 2020-02-11
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2020-0732
CVE-2020-0714
CVE-2020-0709
CWE-ID CWE-119
CWE-125
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU25221

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0732

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing objects in memory within the DirectX. A local user can create a malicious application, launch it on the system and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 10 - 10 1607

Windows Server: 2016

External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-0732


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU25220

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0714

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within DirectX. A local user can use a specially crafted application to trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 10 1803 - 10 1909

Windows Server: 2019 - 2019 1909

External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-0714


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU25219

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0709

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing objects in memory within the DirectX. A local user can create a malicious application, launch it on the system and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 10 - 10 1607

Windows Server: 2016

External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-0709


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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