<p>A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles objects in memory. To exploit the vulnerability an attacker would have to convince a user to run a specially crafted application.</p> <p>An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code and take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.</p> <p>The updates address the vulnerability by correcting how Windows handles objects in memory.</p>
Published 2020-09-11 17:15:20
Updated 2023-12-31 22:16:01
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-1252

1.12%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 84 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-1252

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
Microsoft Corporation

References for CVE-2020-1252

Products affected by CVE-2020-1252

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