CVE-2020-1520

high

Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Windows Font Driver Host improperly handles memory.An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability would gain execution on a victim system.The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows Font Driver Host handles memory., aka 'Windows Font Driver Host Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1520

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-08-17

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-119

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