CVE-2020-16940

MEDIUM

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows User Profile Service (ProfSvc) improperly handles junction points, aka 'Windows - User Profile Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16940

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-20-1248/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-10-16

Updated: 2020-10-21

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM