KB5009543: Windows 10 Version 20H2 / 21H1 / 21H2 Security Update (January 2022)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 156617


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is missing security update 5009543.
It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- A remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands. (CVE-2022-21849, CVE-2022-21850, CVE-2022-21851, CVE-2022-21874, CVE-2022-21878, CVE-2022-21892, CVE-2022-21893, CVE-2022-21922, CVE-2022-21928, CVE-2022-21958, CVE-2022-21959, CVE-2022-21960, CVE-2022-21961, CVE-2022-21962, CVE-2022-21963)

- An information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2022-21876, CVE-2022-21880, CVE-2022-21904, CVE-2022-21915)

- A security feature bypass vulnerability exists. An attacker can exploit this and bypass the security feature and perform unauthorized actions compromising the integrity of the system/application.
(CVE-2022-21894, CVE-2022-21900, CVE-2022-21905, CVE-2022-21913, CVE-2022-21924, CVE-2022-21925)

- A session spoofing vulnerability exists. An attacker can exploit this to perform actions with the privileges of another user. (CVE-2022-21836)

- A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause the affected component to deny system or application services. (CVE-2022-21843, CVE-2022-21848, CVE-2022-21883, CVE-2022-21889, CVE-2022-21890)

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges.
(CVE-2022-21833, CVE-2022-21834, CVE-2022-21835, CVE-2022-21838, CVE-2022-21857, CVE-2022-21859, CVE-2022-21860, CVE-2022-21862, CVE-2022-21863, CVE-2022-21864, CVE-2022-21866, CVE-2022-21867, CVE-2022-21868, CVE-2022-21870, CVE-2022-21871, CVE-2022-21873, CVE-2022-21875, CVE-2022-21879, CVE-2022-21881, CVE-2022-21884, CVE-2022-21885, CVE-2022-21895, CVE-2022-21897, CVE-2022-21901, CVE-2022-21902, CVE-2022-21903, CVE-2022-21908, CVE-2022-21910, CVE-2022-21914, CVE-2022-21916, CVE-2022-21919, CVE-2022-21920)


Apply Cumulative Update KB5009543.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 156617

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_jan_5009543.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/11/2022

Updated: 1/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21907


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/11/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 2/18/2022, 5/16/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Win32k ConsoleControl Offset Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22947, CVE-2021-36976, CVE-2022-21833, CVE-2022-21834, CVE-2022-21835, CVE-2022-21836, CVE-2022-21838, CVE-2022-21843, CVE-2022-21847, CVE-2022-21848, CVE-2022-21849, CVE-2022-21850, CVE-2022-21851, CVE-2022-21852, CVE-2022-21857, CVE-2022-21858, CVE-2022-21859, CVE-2022-21860, CVE-2022-21861, CVE-2022-21862, CVE-2022-21863, CVE-2022-21864, CVE-2022-21865, CVE-2022-21866, CVE-2022-21867, CVE-2022-21868, CVE-2022-21869, CVE-2022-21870, CVE-2022-21871, CVE-2022-21872, CVE-2022-21873, CVE-2022-21874, CVE-2022-21875, CVE-2022-21876, CVE-2022-21877, CVE-2022-21878, CVE-2022-21879, CVE-2022-21880, CVE-2022-21881, CVE-2022-21882, CVE-2022-21883, CVE-2022-21884, CVE-2022-21885, CVE-2022-21888, CVE-2022-21889, CVE-2022-21890, CVE-2022-21892, CVE-2022-21893, CVE-2022-21894, CVE-2022-21895, CVE-2022-21896, CVE-2022-21897, CVE-2022-21898, CVE-2022-21900, CVE-2022-21901, CVE-2022-21902, CVE-2022-21904, CVE-2022-21905, CVE-2022-21906, CVE-2022-21907, CVE-2022-21908, CVE-2022-21910, CVE-2022-21912, CVE-2022-21913, CVE-2022-21914, CVE-2022-21915, CVE-2022-21916, CVE-2022-21918, CVE-2022-21919, CVE-2022-21920, CVE-2022-21921, CVE-2022-21922, CVE-2022-21924, CVE-2022-21925, CVE-2022-21928, CVE-2022-21958, CVE-2022-21959, CVE-2022-21960, CVE-2022-21961, CVE-2022-21962, CVE-2022-21963

MSKB: 5009543

MSFT: MS22-5009543

IAVA: 2022-A-0012-S, 2022-A-0016-S

CEA-ID: CEA-2022-0001