|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2020-0733
|CWE ID|| CWE-20
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT)
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls
This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect handling of junctions in Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT). A local user can run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges on the system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT): -CPE
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.