CVE-2020-16900

MEDIUM

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Event System improperly handles objects in memory.To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system, aka 'Windows Event System Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16900

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-10-16

Updated: 2020-10-27

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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