#VU45519 Buffer overflow


Published: 2020-08-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU45519

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1480

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 Graphics Device Interface (GDI) 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: 10 1709 - 10 2004

Windows Server: 2019 - 2019 2004


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1480


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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