Vulnerability CVE-2020-1170


Published: 2020-06-09   Modified: 2020-06-10

Description:
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows Defender that leads arbitrary file deletion on the system.To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would first have to log on to the system, aka 'Microsoft Windows Defender Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1163.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Cloud Filter Arbitrary File Creation / Privilege Escalation
Grant Willcox
13.01.2021

Type:

CWE-269

(Improper Privilege Management)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Forefront endpoint protection 2010 
Microsoft -> Security essentials 
Microsoft -> System center endpoint protection 

 References:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1170

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