<p>A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Windows Media Audio Decoder improperly handles objects. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could take control of an affected system.</p> <p>There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability, such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document, or by convincing a user to visit a malicious webpage.</p> <p>The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Media Audio Decoder handles objects.</p>
Published 2020-09-11 17:15:22
Updated 2023-12-31 22:16:07
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-1593

1.89%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-1593

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
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST
7.6
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N
2.3
4.7
Microsoft Corporation

References for CVE-2020-1593

Products affected by CVE-2020-1593

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