CVE-2020-0616

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Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles hard links, aka 'Microsoft Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-0616

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-20-124/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-01-14

Updated: 2020-01-17

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
132859KB4534273: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 January 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
132857KB4528760: Windows 10 Version 1903 and Windows 10 Version 1909 January 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical