Remote code execution in Microsoft Windows Address Book



Published: 2020-07-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1410
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
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 high risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU29819

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1410

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when the Windows Address Book (WAB) improperly processes vcard files. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted vcard and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 10 2004

Windows Server: 2008 - 2019 2004


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1410

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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