Microsoft Windows 10 1903/10 1909/Server 1903/Server 1909 Win32k privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Microsoft Windows 10 1903/10 1909/Server 1903/Server 1909 (Operating System). Affected is an unknown function of the component Win32k. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Win32k component fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka 'Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-0642.

The weakness was presented 01/14/2020 as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is available at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The public release was coordinated in cooperation with the vendor. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-0624. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The successful exploitation requires a authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/15/2020). This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project. The advisory points out:

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when the Win32k component fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266
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11/04/2019 🔍
01/14/2020 +71 days 🔍
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03/21/2024 +1527 days 🔍

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Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2020-0624 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215

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Created: 01/15/2020 07:25 AM
Updated: 03/21/2024 08:45 AM
Changes: 01/15/2020 07:25 AM (54), 01/15/2020 07:30 AM (17), 03/21/2024 08:45 AM (18)
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