#VU69148 Security features bypass in Windows and Windows Server


Published: 2022-11-09 | Updated: 2022-11-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU69148

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41049

CWE-ID: CWE-254

Exploitation vector: Network

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 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


CPE

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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