Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Group Policy



Published: 2022-11-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-37992
CVE-2022-41086
CWE-ID CWE-264
CWE-362
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 information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU69124

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-37992

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 Windows Group Policy, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 11 22H2

Windows Server: 2008 - 2022 20H2


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-37992

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Race condition

EUVDB-ID: #VU69125

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41086

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 Windows Group Policy. A local administrator 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: 7 - 11 22H2

Windows Server: 2008 - 2022 20H2


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-41086

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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