CVE-2020-16920

MEDIUM

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Application Compatibility Client Library improperly handles registry operations, aka 'Windows Application Compatibility Client Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-16876.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16920

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