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CVE-2020-1080

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

<p>An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Hyper-V on a host server fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could gain elevated privileges on a target operating system.</p> <p>This vulnerability by itself does not allow arbitrary code to be run. However, this vulnerability could be used in conjunction with one or more vulnerabilities (e.g. a remote code execution vulnerability and another elevation of privilege) that could take advantage of the elevated privileges when running.</p> <p>The update addresses the vulnerabilities by correcting how Windows Hyper-V handles objects in memory.</p>

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • CHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published