CVE-2020-1337

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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'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1337

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/160028/Microsoft-Windows-Local-Spooler-Bypass.html

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/160993/Microsoft-Spooler-Local-Privilege-Elevation.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-08-17

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 (11 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
139494KB4571741: Windows 10 Version 1709 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139493KB4571702: Windows Server 2012 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139492KB4571746: Windows Server 2008 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139491KB4571719: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139490KB4571709: Windows 10 Version 1803 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139489KB4571723: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139488KB4571694: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139487KB4571692: Windows 10 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139486KB4566782: Windows 10 Version 2004 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139485KB4565351: Windows 10 Version 1903 and Windows 10 Version 1909 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
139484KB4565349: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 August 2020 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high