Privilege escalation in Microsoft Windows Kerberos



Published: 2022-06-14
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-30165
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU64368

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-30165

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions in Windows Kerberos, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - XP

Windows Server: 2003 - 2022 20H2


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-30165

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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