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CVE-2020-1464 Detail

Current Description

A spoofing vulnerability exists when Windows incorrectly validates file signatures. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could bypass security features and load improperly signed files. In an attack scenario, an attacker could bypass security features intended to prevent improperly signed files from being loaded. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows validates file signatures.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://blog.virustotal.com/2019/01/distribution-of-malicious-jar-appended.html Third Party Advisory 
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/08/microsoft-put-off-fixing-zero-day-for-2-years/ Third Party Advisory 
https://medium.com/%40TalBeerySec/glueball-the-story-of-cve-2020-1464-50091a1f98bd
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1464 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

This CVE is in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

Reference CISA's BOD 22-01 and Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog for further guidance and requirements.

Vulnerability Name Date Added Due Date Required Action
Microsoft Windows Spoofing Vulnerability 11/03/2021 05/03/2022 Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-347 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-1464
NVD Published Date:
08/17/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2024
Source:
Microsoft Corporation