#VU29819 Input validation error


Published: 2020-07-14 | Updated: 2020-07-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29819

Vulnerability 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

Exploitation vector: Network

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 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


CPE

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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