Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Mobile Device Management Diagnostics Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Mobile Device Management (MDM) Diagnostics improperly handles junctions. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could bypass access restrictions to delete files. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to log on to the system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerability and remove files. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the how Windows MDM Diagnostics handles files.

Affected Products

Windows 10,Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2019

References

CVE-2020-0854,