Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft COM for Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft COM for Windows handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain elevated privileges on a targeted system. To exploit the vulnerability, a user would have to open a specially crafted file. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft COM for Windows handles objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows 10,Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2019

References

CVE-2020-1507,