Privilege escalation in Microsoft Windows ALPC



Published: 2022-09-13
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-34725
CWE-ID CWE-362
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Race condition

EUVDB-ID: #VU67220

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-34725

CWE-ID: CWE-362 - Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition in the Windows ALPC. A local user can exploit the race and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information and escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows Server: 2003 - 2022 20H2

Windows: 7 - XP


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-34725

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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