Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Search Indexer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Search Indexer handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute code with elevated permissions. To exploit the vulnerability, a locally authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by ensuring the Windows Search Indexer properly handles objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows RT 8.1,Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2016,Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows 7,Windows 10,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation)

References

CVE-2020-0666,