CVE-2020-1048

high

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: 2022-04-28

Type: CWE-669

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