Remote code execution in Microsoft Windows SMB

Published: 2019-02-13
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2019-0630
CVE-2019-0633
CWE ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Windows Subscribe
Windows Server
Vendor Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Input validation error

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-0630

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to an error when the Microsoft Server Message Block 2.0 (SMBv2) server handles certain requests. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted packet to a targeted SMBv2 server and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7, 8.1, 10, 10 1607, 10 1703, 10 1709, 10 1803, 10 1809, RT 8.1

Windows Server: 1709, 1803, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0630

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Input validation error

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-0633

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to an error when the Microsoft Server Message Block 2.0 (SMBv2) server handles certain requests. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted packet to a targeted SMBv2 server and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7, 8.1, 10, 10 1607, 10 1703, 10 1709, 10 1803, 10 1809, RT 8.1

Windows Server: 1709, 1803, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0633

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.