Privilege escalation in Microsoft Azure Open Management Infrastructure (OMI)



Published: 2022-06-14
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-29149
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Microsoft System Center Operations Manager
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Container Monitoring Solution
Other software / Other software solutions

Log Analytics Agent
Other software / Other software solutions

Azure Stack Hub
Other software / Other software solutions

Azure Sentinel
Other software / Other software solutions

Azure Security Center
Other software / Other software solutions

Azure Open Management Infrastructure
Other software / Other software solutions

Azure Diagnostics (LAD)
Other software / Other software solutions

Azure Automation Update Management
Other software / Other software solutions

Azure Automation State Configuration, DSC Extension
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU64319

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-29149

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions in Azure Open Management Infrastructure (OMI), which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager: 2016 - 2022

Container Monitoring Solution: All versions

Log Analytics Agent: All versions

Azure Stack Hub: All versions

Azure Sentinel: All versions

Azure Security Center: All versions

Azure Open Management Infrastructure: All versions

Azure Diagnostics (LAD): All versions

Azure Automation Update Management: All versions

Azure Automation State Configuration, DSC Extension: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-29149

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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