CVE-2020-16916

HIGH

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles COM object creation, aka 'Windows COM Server Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-16935.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16916

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-10-16

Updated: 2020-10-26

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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