An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Kernel handles objects in memory, aka 'Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-0913, CVE-2020-1000, CVE-2020-1003.
Published 2020-04-15 15:15:21
Updated 2022-09-30 13:30:03
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionGain privilege

CVE-2020-1027 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Microsoft Windows Kernel Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Kernel handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute code with elevated permissions.
Added on 2022-05-23 Action due date 2022-06-13

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-1027

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 31 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-1027

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
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

CWE ids for CVE-2020-1027

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-1027

Products affected by CVE-2020-1027

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