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Improper Privilege Management

CVE-2020-8327

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

A privilege escalation vulnerability was reported in LenovoBatteryGaugePackage for Lenovo System Interface Foundation bundled in Lenovo Vantage prior to version 10.2003.10.0 that could allow an authenticated user to execute code with elevated privileges.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published