Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Projected Filesystem Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when a Windows Projected Filesystem improperly handles file redirections. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user's system To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to log on to the system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerability. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Projected Filesystem handle file redirections.

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-2020-16879,