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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Device Guard Flaw Lets Local Users Bypass Code Integrity Policy
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038669
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-0215, CVE-2017-0218   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 13 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10, 10 Version 1511, 2016, 10 Version 1607
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Device Guard. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local user can inject specially crafted code into a trusted PowerShell process to bypass the Microsoft Device Guard Code Integrity policy on the target system [CVE-2017-0215, CVE-2017-0218].

[Editor's note: CVE-2017-0215 only affects Widnows 2016 and Windows 10 Version 1607.]

Matt Graeber (@mattifestation) and Matt Nelson (@enigma0x3) of SpecterOps reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can bypass Code Integrity policy on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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