Windows Runtime Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

ID MS:CVE-2020-1139
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2020-05-12T07:00:00


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Runtime improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code 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 Runtime handles objects in memory.