CVE-2020-16975

MEDIUM

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Backup Service improperly handles file operations.To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system, aka 'Windows Backup Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-16912, CVE-2020-16936, CVE-2020-16972, CVE-2020-16973, CVE-2020-16974, CVE-2020-16976.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16975

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-10-16

Updated: 2020-10-20

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