Remote code execution in Microsoft .NET Framework

Published: 2020-08-12
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1046
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Microsoft .NET Framework
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU45617

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1046

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


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 within the Microsoft .NET Framework. A remote attacker can use a specially crafted file and execute arbitrary code on the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft .NET Framework: 2.0 - 3.5.1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?