An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows Installer because of the way Windows Installer handles certain filesystem operations.To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would require unprivileged execution on the victim system, aka 'Windows Installer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-0779, CVE-2020-0798, CVE-2020-0814, CVE-2020-0843.
Published 2020-03-12 16:15:18
Updated 2021-07-21 11:39:24
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-0842

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 7 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-0842

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

References for CVE-2020-0842

Products affected by CVE-2020-0842

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