Microsoft .NET Framework Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (KB4514359)

Published: 2019-09-11 03:29:02
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is missing an important security update according to Microsoft KB4514359

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host

Technical Details:
The flaw exists as .NET Framework common language runtime (CLR) allows file creation in arbitrary locations.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to write files to folders that require higher privileges than what the attacker already has.

Affected Versions:
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8 on Windows 10 version 1903

Recommendations:
The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Executable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-1142

References:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4514359

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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