Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 up to Server 2016 Graphics access control

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows (Operating System). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown part of the component Graphics. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 10/10/2017. The weakness was disclosed 10/10/2017 by Microsoft as KB4041681 as confirmed security update guide (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-11824 since 07/31/2017. The exploitation is known to be difficult. Attacking locally is a requirement. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/16/2021). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK. The advisory points out:

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Graphics Component improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run processes in an elevated context.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 103745 (KB4041676: Windows 10 Version 1703 October 2017 Cumulative Update (KRACK)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context local.

Applying the patch KB4041681 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at catalog.update.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 101099), SecurityTracker (ID 1039536) and Tenable (103745). The entries 107699, 107701, 107702 and 107704 are pretty similar.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.7

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Nessus ID: 103745
Nessus Name: KB4041676: Windows 10 Version 1703 October 2017 Cumulative Update (KRACK)
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OpenVAS ID: 802136
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Windows Multiple Vulnerabilities (KB4042895)
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Patch: KB4041681

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Vendor: https://www.microsoft.com/
Product: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows

Advisory: KB4041681
Researcher: Microsoft
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-11824 (🔍)
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SecurityFocus: 101099
SecurityTracker: 1039536

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215
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Created: 10/11/2017 11:38 PM
Updated: 01/16/2021 03:41 PM
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