CVE-2020-1530 and CVE-2020-1537 – Windows Remote Access Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Microsoft has recently released a security update for all supported operating systems. An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Remote Access improperly handles memory.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Remote Access handles memory. A privilege elevation vulnerability (CVE-2020-1530 and CVE-2020-1537) affects all supported versions of Windows server so far.  This vulnerability exists when Windows Remote Access improperly handles memory or file operations. The exploit requires an attacker to have execution capabilities on the victim system. Systems hosting websites or with web-accessible services are particularly vulnerable.

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https://www.webhostingdiscussion.net/blog/cve-2020-1530-cve-2020-1537/

- Kailash