#VU27841 Buffer overflow


Published: 2020-05-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27841

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1123

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Microsoft

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to the Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service improperly handles file operations. A local user can run a specially crafted application, trigger memory corruption and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 10 - 10 1909

Windows Server: 2016 - 2019 1909


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1123


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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