CVE-2020-1377

high

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Kernel API improperly handles registry objects in memory, aka 'Windows Registry Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1378.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1377

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/158938/Microsoft-Windows-CmpDoReDoCreateKey-Arbitrary-Registry-Key-Creation-Privilege-Escalation.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-08-17

Updated: 2022-05-03

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