Security restrictions bypass in Windows Scripting Host

Published: 2018-03-13 23:28:30
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-0884
CVSSv3 4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 10
Windows Server 2016
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Security restrictions bypass

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass security restriction on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper handling of objects in memory in Windows Scripting Host. A local attacker can run a malicious program, bypass Device Guard and circumvent a User Mode Code Integrity (UMCI) policy on the machine.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0884

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