Information disclosure in Windows Diagnostics & feedback



Published: 2020-06-10
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1296
CWE-ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU28927

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1296

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the Windows Diagnostics & feedback settings app. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger memory corruption and read contents of memory.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 10 1809 - 10 2004

Windows Server: 2019 - 2019 2004


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1296

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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