Information disclosure in Microsoft Windows Wireless

Published: 2018-06-12 22:36:12
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-8209
CVSSv3 4.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-200
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) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when Windows allows a normal user to access the Wireless LAN profile of an administrative user. A local attacker can access the Wireless LAN profile of an administrative user, including passwords for wireless networks.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8209

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