VDB-128736 · CVE-2019-0549 · BID 106409

Microsoft Windows up to Server 2019 Kernel information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Microsoft Windows (Operating System). Affected is some unknown processing of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 01/08/2019. The weakness was released 01/08/2019 with Microsoft as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is shared for download at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The public release was coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-0549 since 11/26/2018. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. Required for exploitation is a authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 06/23/2023). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592. The advisory points out:

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 121011 (KB4480116: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 January 2019 Security Update), 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 l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 91495 (Microsoft Windows Security Update January 2019).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (121011).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.8
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
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Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 121011
Nessus Name: KB4480116: Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 January 2019 Security Update
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Organization: Microsoft
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2019-0549 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 106409 - Microsoft Windows Kernel CVE-2019-0549 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215

Entryinfo

Created: 01/08/2019 10:18 PM
Updated: 06/23/2023 09:35 AM
Changes: 01/08/2019 10:18 PM (85), 04/26/2020 02:30 PM (6), 06/23/2023 09:35 AM (4)
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