CVE-2020-16901

LOW

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly initializes objects in memory.To exploit this vulnerability, an authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application, aka 'Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-16938.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16901

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-10-16

Updated: 2020-10-20

Type: CWE-665

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM