<p>A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) which could allow an attacker to bypass WDAC enforcement. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute PowerShell commands that would be blocked by WDAC.</p> <p>To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker need administrator access on a local machine where PowerShell is running. The attacker could then connect to a PowerShell session and send commands to execute arbitrary code.</p> <p>The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how PowerShell commands are validated when WDAC protection is enabled.</p>
Published 2020-09-11 17:15:15
Updated 2023-12-31 22:15:49
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-0951

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-2020-0951

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
6.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.8
5.9
NIST
6.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.8
5.9
Microsoft Corporation

References for CVE-2020-0951

Products affected by CVE-2020-0951

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