CVE-2020-1048

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Print Spooler service improperly allows arbitrary writing to the file system, aka 'Windows Print Spooler Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1070.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1048

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/158222/Windows-Print-Spooler-Privilege-Escalation.html

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/159217/Microsoft-Spooler-Local-Privilege-Elevation.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-05-21

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (10 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
136510KB4556854: Windows Server 2008 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136509KB4556853: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136508KB4556852: Windows Server 2012 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136507KB4556843: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136506KB4556826: Windows 10 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136505KB4556813: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136504KB4556812: Windows 10 Version 1709 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136503KB4556807: Windows 10 Version 1803 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136502KB4556799: Windows 10 Version 1903 and Windows 10 Version 1909 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
136501KB4551853: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 May 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high