Denial of service in Microsoft Windows Hyper-V



Published: 2022-11-09
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-38015
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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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) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU69146

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-38015

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in Windows Hyper-V. A local user can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 10 - 11 22H2

Windows Server: 2016 - 2022 20H2


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-38015

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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