CVE-2020-1423

high

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Subsystem for Linux handles files, aka 'Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1423

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-07-14

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