<p>An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) service improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code with elevated system privileges. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.</p> <p>To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted script or application.</p> <p>The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows UPnP service handles objects in memory.</p>
Published 2020-09-11 17:15:22
Updated 2023-12-31 22:16:07
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-1598

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 33 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-1598

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
6.1
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:L
1.3
4.7
Microsoft Corporation

References for CVE-2020-1598

Products affected by CVE-2020-1598

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