#VU29827 Buffer overflow


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

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29827

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1406

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 escalate privilege so the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the Windows Network List Service when handling objects in memory. A local user can create a specially crafted application, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 8.1 - 10 2004

Windows Server: 2012 R2 - 2019 2004


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1406


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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.


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