Windows Data Sharing Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

ID MS:CVE-2020-0659
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2020-02-11T08:00:00


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Data Sharing Service improperly handles file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run processes in an elevated context.

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application on the victim system.

The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the way the Windows Data Sharing Service handles file operations.