CVE-2020-16909

MEDIUM

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows Error Reporting (WER) when WER handles and executes files, aka 'Windows Error Reporting Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-16905.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16909

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-10-16

Updated: 2020-10-22

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