Microsoft Windows up to Server 2019 Modules Installer Service information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Microsoft Windows (Operating System). Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component Modules Installer Service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. Impacted is confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

An information vulnerability exists when Windows Modules Installer Service improperly discloses file information, aka 'Windows Modules Installer Service Information Disclosure Vulnerability'.

The weakness was disclosed 02/11/2020 as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is available at The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with the vendor. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-0728. The attack may be launched remotely. A simple authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/11/2020). This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project. The advisory points out:

An information vulnerability exists when Windows Modules Installer Service improperly discloses file information. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could allow the attacker to read any file on the file system.

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: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

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11/04/2019 🔍
02/11/2020 +99 days 🔍
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03/30/2024 +1509 days 🔍



Advisory: 156394
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2020-0728 (🔍)
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Created: 02/11/2020 09:29 PM
Updated: 03/30/2024 07:30 AM
Changes: 02/11/2020 09:29 PM (54), 02/11/2020 09:34 PM (17), 03/30/2024 07:30 AM (19)
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