Zero-day vulnerability in Windows

Cryptographic issues
CVE-2020-1464

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2020081112 - Signature spoofing in Microsoft Windows

Vulnerable component: Windows

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1464

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to Windows incorrectly validates file signatures. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file to bypass implemented security restrictions and successfully load a malicious file.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

External links:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1464