<p>A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Windows Codecs Library handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute arbitrary code.</p> <p>Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a program process a specially crafted image file.</p> <p>The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft Windows Codecs Library handles objects in memory.</p>
Published 2020-10-16 23:15:17
Updated 2023-12-31 20:16:01
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-17022

22.51%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-17022

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-2020-17022

Products affected by CVE-2020-17022

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