CVE-2020-1540

high

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Backup Engine improperly handles memory.To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system, aka 'Windows Backup Engine Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1535, CVE-2020-1536, CVE-2020-1539, CVE-2020-1541, CVE-2020-1542, CVE-2020-1543, CVE-2020-1544, CVE-2020-1545, CVE-2020-1546, CVE-2020-1547, CVE-2020-1551.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1540

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-08-17

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