Attacker Value
Low
(2 users assessed)
Exploitability
High
(2 users assessed)
User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
Low
Attack Vector
Local
3

CVE-2020-0986

Disclosure Date: June 09, 2020
Exploited in the Wild
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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka ‘Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability’. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1237, CVE-2020-1246, CVE-2020-1262, CVE-2020-1264, CVE-2020-1266, CVE-2020-1269, CVE-2020-1273, CVE-2020-1274, CVE-2020-1275, CVE-2020-1276, CVE-2020-1307, CVE-2020-1316.

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Technical Analysis

Reported as exploited in the wild as part of Google’s 2020 0day vulnerability spreadsheet they made available at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lkNJ0uQwbeC1ZTRrxdtuPLCIl7mlUreoKfSIgajnSyY/edit#gid=1869060786. Original tweet announcing this spreadsheet with the 2020 findings can be found at https://twitter.com/maddiestone/status/1329837665378725888

CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
7.8 High
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High

General Information

Vendors

  • Microsoft

Products

  • Windows,
  • Windows Server,
  • Windows 10 Version 1909 for 32-bit Systems,
  • Windows 10 Version 1909 for x64-based Systems,
  • Windows 10 Version 1909 for ARM64-based Systems,
  • Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation),
  • Windows 10 Version 1903 for 32-bit Systems,
  • Windows 10 Version 1903 for x64-based Systems,
  • Windows 10 Version 1903 for ARM64-based Systems,
  • Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),
  • Windows 10 Version 2004 for 32-bit Systems,
  • Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation),
  • Windows 10 Version 2004 for ARM64-based Systems,
  • Windows 10 Version 2004 for x64-based Systems

Exploited in the Wild

Reported by:
Reported: November 20, 2020 8:28pm UTC (8 months ago)

Additional Info

Technical Analysis