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CVE-2020-8950 Detail

Current Description

The AUEPLauncher service in Radeon AMD User Experience Program Launcher through 1.0.0.1 on Windows allows elevation of privilege by placing a crafted file in %PROGRAMDATA%\AMD\PPC\upload and then creating a symbolic link in %PROGRAMDATA%\AMD\PPC\temp that points to an arbitrary folder with an arbitrary file name.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://heynowyouseeme.blogspot.com/2020/02/another-privilege-escalation-filewrite.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://heynowyouseeme.blogspot.com/2020/02/privilege-escalation-filewrite-eop-in.html Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:amd:user_experience_program:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.0.0.1
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-8950
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/19/2020