Microsoft Windows WebP Image Extention RCE (August 2020)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 140596


The Windows app installed on the remote host is affected by a Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.


The Windows 'WebP Image Extention' or 'WebP from Device Manufacturer' app installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability via an specially crafted image to execute code and gain control of the system.


Upgrade to app version 1.0.31251.0 or later via the Microsoft Store.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140596

File Name: smb_nt_ms20_aug_webp_rce.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2020/09/15

Updated: 2020/09/16

Dependencies: 13855, 85736

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1574

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.WebpImageExtension

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1574

IAVA: 2020-A-0361