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[Win]

Published:

15 April 2020

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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2020.0085
         Security vulnerabilities found in System Center products
                               15 April 2020

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              Windows Defender antimalware platform
                      Windows Defender
                      Microsoft Security Essentials
                      Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
                      Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
                      Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Endpoint Protection
                      Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
Operating System:     Windows
Impact/Access:        Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2020-1002 CVE-2020-0835 
Member content until: Friday, May 15 2020

OVERVIEW

        Microsoft has released its monthly security patch update for the month 
        of April 2020.
        
        This update resolves 2 vulnerabilities across the following products: 
        [1]
        
         Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
         Microsoft Security Essentials
         Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
         Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Endpoint Protection
         Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
         Windows Defender
         Windows Defender antimalware platform


IMPACT

        Microsoft has given the following details regarding these vulnerabilities.
        
         Details         Impact                   Severity
         CVE-2020-0835   Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2020-1002   Elevation of Privilege   Important


MITIGATION

        Microsoft recommends taking no action, as update will be applied automatically.
        
        Customers should verify that the latest version of the Microsoft 
        Malware Protection Engine/Windows Defender antimalware platform and 
        definition updates are being actively downloaded and installed for their 
        Microsoft antimalware products [2 + 3].


REFERENCES

        [1] Microsoft Security Update Guidance
            https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

        [2] CVE-2020-0835 | Windows Defender Antimalware Platform Hard Link
            Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
            https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-0835

        [3] CVE-2020-1002 | Microsoft Defender Elevation of Privilege
            Vulnerability
            https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1002

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