Microsoft Windows Codecs Library AV1 RCE (August 2020)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 140595


The Windows app installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The Windows 'AV1 Video Extension' or 'AV1 from Device Manufacturer' app installed on the remote host is affected by two code execution vulnerabilities.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit either of these vulnerabilities via a image file to execute code and gain control of the system.


Upgrade to app version 1.1.31753.0 or later via the Microsoft Store.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140595

File Name: smb_nt_ms20_aug_av1_rce.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2020/09/15

Updated: 2020/09/16

Dependencies: 85736, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1560

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/Microsoft.AV1VideoExtension

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1560, CVE-2020-1585

IAVA: 2020-A-0361