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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Device Guard Code Integrity Flaw Lets Local Users Bypass Security Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041842
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041842
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8492   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 9 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2016, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803, 10 Version 1809, 2019
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Device Guard Code Integrity. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local user can bypass Device Guard Code Integrity policy to inject specially crafted code into a Windows PowerShell session on the target system. The injected code will run with the same trust level as the script.

Jimmy Bayne (@bohops) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can bypass security controls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8492

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8492 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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