Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Storage Services Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Storage Services improperly handle file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain elevated privileges. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would first need code execution on a victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by ensuring the Windows Storage Services properly handle file operations.

Affected Products

Windows RT 8.1,Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2016,Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows 7,Windows 10,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation)

References

CVE-2020-1559,