Microsoft Bluetooth Driver Spoofing Vulnerability

Published: 2017-09-12 22:50:56
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.5 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 5.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-8628
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 8.1
Windows 7
Windows 10
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2016
Vendor URL Microsoft
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Spoofing

Description

A remote attacker can perform spoofing attack.

A spoofing vulnerability exists in Microsoft's implementation of the Bluetooth stack. An attacker can perform a MitM (Man-in-the-Middle) attack and force a user's computer to unknowingly route traffic through the attacker's computer. The attacker can then monitor and read the traffic before sending it on to the intended recipient.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8628

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