Denial of service in Microsoft Windows Code Integrity Module

Published: 2018-06-12 21:49:27 | Updated: 2018-06-12
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-1040
CVSSv3 6.4 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
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

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when the Code Integrity Module performs hashing. A remote attacker can create specially crafted file in a website or SMB share, trick the victim into opening it and cause the system to stop responding.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1040

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