KB4578013: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 August 2020 Additional Security Update

high Nessus Plugin ID 139701


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is missing security update 4578013. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Remote Access improperly handles memory.

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Remote Access improperly handles file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain elevated privileges.


Apply Security Update KB4578013.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139701

File Name: smb_nt_ms20_aug_4578013_oob.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/20/2020

Updated: 9/11/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1537


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/19/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/19/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1530, CVE-2020-1537

MSKB: 4578013

MSFT: MS20-4578013

IAVA: 2020-A-0367-S