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Vulnerability Change Records for CVE-2020-1577

Change History

CVE Modified by Microsoft Corporation 1/03/2024 9:15:27 PM

Action Type Old Value New Value
Added CVSS V3.1

								
							
							
						
Microsoft Corporation AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Changed Description
An information disclosure vulnerability exists when DirectWrite improperly discloses the contents of its memory, aka 'DirectWrite Information Disclosure Vulnerability'.
<p>An information disclosure vulnerability exists when DirectWrite improperly discloses the contents of its memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.</p>
<p>There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability, such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document, or by convincing a user to visit an untrusted webpage.</p>
<p>The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how DirectWrite handles objects in memory.</p>