Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Mark of the Web



Published: 2022-11-09 | Updated: 2022-11-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-41091
CVE-2022-41049
CWE-ID CWE-254
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerability #2 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 09.11.2022

Updated vulnerability #VU69147 (CVE-2022-41091) to reflect its in-the-wild exploitation. This vulnerability is considered a zero-day.

1) Security features bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU69147

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41091

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to security features bypass in Windows Mark of the Web functionality. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted file and bypass Protected View in Microsoft Office, as demonstrated using a specially crafted ZIP archive.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

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-2022-41091
http://twitter.com/wdormann/status/1590044005395357697
http://twitter.com/wdormann/status/1544416883419619333

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Security features bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU69148

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41049

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to security features bypass in Windows Mark of the Web. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted file and cause security feature bypass.

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-2022-41049

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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