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Microsoft fixes two RCE flaws affecting Windows 10 machines

02
Jul
2020
Microsoft fixes two RCE flaws affecting Windows 10 machines

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Microsoft has released fixes for two remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library on Windows 10 machines.

The vulnerabilities

Both flaws – CVE-2020-1425 and CVE-2020-1457 – arose because of the way the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library handled objects in memory.

CVE-2020-1425 could allow attackers to obtain information to further compromise the user’s system, and CVE-2020-1457 would allow them to execute arbitrary code, all by tricking users into opening an image file.

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