CVSS 3.1 Score 7.3 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 9, 2024
Updated: Jan 12, 2024


CVE-2024-20696, also known as the Windows Libarchive Remote Code Execution Vulnerability, is a cyber vulnerability that affects various products including Windows. The vulnerability has a base severity of HIGH and a base score of 7.3. It requires low privileges and user interaction is required for exploitation. The attack vector is local and it has a high impact on both integrity and confidentiality. The availability impact is also high. The vulnerability can be remediated by applying the necessary security updates provided by Microsoft.

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