Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Windows.Kernel.CVE-2022-29142.Privilege.Elevation

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation Of Privilege Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Kernel.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 20H2 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H1 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H2 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H2 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 21H2 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2022 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server, version 20H2 (Server Core Installation)

Impact logoImpact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-29142

CVE References

CVE-2022-29142

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