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OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Graphics component privilege escalation attempt
This event is generated when a specially crafted executable designed to exploit CVE-2020-0715 is detected.
This rule looks for instructions that indicate an attempt to exploit this privilege escalation vulnerability in the Windows Graphics component.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2020-0715An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Graphics Component improperly handles objects in memory, aka 'Windows Graphics Component Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-0745, CVE-2020-0792.
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