Remote code execution in Microsoft Windows CredSSP

Published: 2018-03-13 22:01:38
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-0886
Exploitation vector 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 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2016
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Improper input validation


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when validation authentication requests in Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP). A remote unauthenticated attacker with ability to perform a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.


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