Microsoft Windows Security Center API Remote Code Execution

CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.
7.4$25k-$100k0.43

A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows 10/10 20H2/10 21H1/10 1607/10 1809/10 1909/11/Server 20H2/Server 2016/Server 2019/Server up to 2022 (Operating System). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown functionality of the component Security Center API. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Windows Security Center API Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.

The weakness was released 01/11/2022 as confirmed security guidance (Website). The advisory is available at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2022-21874 since 12/14/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $25k-$100k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/14/2022).

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

Productinfoedit

Type

Vendor

Name

CPE 2.3infoedit

CPE 2.2infoedit

CVSSv3infoedit

VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.4

VulDB Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Temp Score: 7.7
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

Vendor Base Score (Microsoft): 7.8
Vendor Vector (Microsoft): 🔒

CNA Base Score: 7.8
CNA Vector (Microsoft): 🔒

CVSSv2infoedit

AVACAuCIA
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
VectorComplexityAuthenticationConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock

VulDB Base Score: 🔒
VulDB Temp Score: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

Exploitinginfoedit

Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Unproven
Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒

0-Dayunlockunlockunlockunlock
Todayunlockunlockunlockunlock

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍

Countermeasuresinfoedit

Recommended: Patch
Status: 🔍

Reaction Time: 🔒
0-Day Time: 🔒
Exposure Time: 🔒

Patch: portal.msrc.microsoft.com

Timelineinfoedit

12/14/2021 CVE assigned
01/11/2022 +28 days VulDB entry created
01/11/2022 +0 days Advisory disclosed
01/11/2022 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
01/14/2022 +3 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfoedit

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

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

CVE: CVE-2022-21874 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215

Entryinfoedit

Created: 01/11/2022 09:30 PM
Updated: 01/14/2022 12:17 PM
Changes: (11) vulnerability_cvss3_meta_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_cna_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_cna_av vulnerability_cvss3_cna_ac vulnerability_cvss3_cna_pr vulnerability_cvss3_cna_ui vulnerability_cvss3_cna_s vulnerability_cvss3_cna_c vulnerability_cvss3_cna_i vulnerability_cvss3_cna_a
Complete: 🔍

Comments

No comments yet. Languages: en.

Please log in to comment.

Want to stay up to date on a daily basis?

Enable the mail alert feature now!