Windows Search Indexer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

ID MS:CVE-2020-0623
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2020-01-14T08:00:00


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Search Indexer handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute code with elevated permissions.

To exploit the vulnerability, a locally authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by ensuring the Windows Search Indexer properly handles objects in memory.