Windows iSCSI Target Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

ID MS:CVE-2020-16980
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2020-10-13T07:00:00


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows iSCSI Target Service improperly handles file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain elevated privileges.

To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would first need code execution on a victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by ensuring the Windows iSCSI Target Service properly handles file operations.