CVE-2020-1271

high

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Backup Service improperly handles file operations.To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system, aka 'Windows Backup Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1271

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-06-09

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

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