An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Speech Runtime improperly handles memory. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows Speech Runtime handles memory.
Published 2020-08-17 19:15:18
Updated 2024-01-19 00:15:15
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-1522

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-1522

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
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
Microsoft Corporation 2024-01-04

References for CVE-2020-1522

Products affected by CVE-2020-1522

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