Privilege escalation in Microsoft Windows Distributed File System (DFS)



Published: 2022-09-13
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-34719
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
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 low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU67244

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-34719

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 the Windows Distributed File System (DFS), 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-2022-34719

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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