#VU56582 Spoofing attack


Published: 2021-09-14 | Updated: 2021-09-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU56582

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36959

CWE-ID: CWE-451

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Microsoft

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform spoofing attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect processing of user-supplied data in Windows Authenticode. A local user can spoof page content.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 10 2004

Windows Server: 2008 - 2019 2004


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-36959
http://fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-21-051


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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