Microsoft Windows WLAN AutoConfig Service Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows (Operating System). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component WLAN AutoConfig Service. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Windows WLAN AutoConfig Service Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

The weakness was released 09/14/2021 as confirmed security guidance (Website). The advisory is shared for download at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-36965 since 07/19/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. Access to the local network is required for this attack to succeed. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $25k-$100k (estimation calculated on 09/17/2021).

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

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.7

VulDB Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Temp Score: 7.7
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Vendor Base Score (Microsoft): 8.8
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔒
Status: Unproven
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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: portal.msrc.microsoft.com

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07/19/2021 CVE assigned
09/14/2021 +57 days VulDB entry created
09/14/2021 +0 days Advisory disclosed
09/14/2021 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
09/17/2021 +3 days VulDB last update

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

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-36965 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215

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Created: 09/14/2021 07:38 PM
Updated: 09/17/2021 10:11 AM
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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