CVE-2020-1079

high

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka 'Microsoft Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1010, CVE-2020-1068.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1079

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