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Detecting CVE-2020-16898 and CVE-2020-16899

Qualys has released a detection as follows:

  • 91686 – Microsoft Windows TCP/IP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • Tenable plugins include:
    • 141420 – KB4580328: Windows 10 Version 1709 October 2020 Security Update
    • 141433 – KB4577668: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 October 2020 Security Update
    • 141422 -KB4580330: Windows 10 Version 1803 October 2020 Security Update
    • 141423 – KB4579311: Windows 10 Version 2004 October 2020 Security Update
    • 141427 – KB4577671: Windows 10 Version 1903 and Windows 10 Version 1909 October 2020 Security Update

These detections are likely to require an authenticated scan to work properly. At time of writing this report, the detections do not appear to pick up the mitigation factors but are expected to change in later releases.

deep watch customers should contact their vulnerability management engineer for assistance in identifying vulnerable systems.

deep watch Managed Detection and Response (MDR), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), and Firewall teams will monitor for any additional detections or alerting that can be put in place to notify customers of potential exposure or attacks from this vulnerability.

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Re: Detecting CVE-2020-16898 and CVE-2020-16899

Hello @Former Member 

Thanks for your post.

I would like to request you to please refer the belo KB Article:

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