KB5009566: Windows 11 Security Updates (January 2022)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 156622

Synopsis

The Windows 11 installation on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The Windows 11 installation on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

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

- 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-2022-21888, CVE-2022-21892, CVE-2022-21893, CVE-2022-21907, CVE-2022-21922, CVE-2022-21928, CVE-2022-21958, CVE-2022-21959, CVE-2022-21960, CVE-2022-21961, CVE-2022-21962, CVE-2022-21963)

- 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-2022-21906, CVE-2022-21913, CVE-2022-21921, CVE-2022-21924, CVE-2022-21925)

- An information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2022-21876, CVE-2022-21877, CVE-2022-21880, CVE-2022-21915)

- 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-2022-21852, CVE-2022-21857, CVE-2022-21858, CVE-2022-21861, CVE-2022-21862, CVE-2022-21864, CVE-2022-21866, CVE-2022-21870, CVE-2022-21871, CVE-2022-21872, CVE-2022-21873, CVE-2022-21881, CVE-2022-21882, CVE-2022-21885, CVE-2022-21887, CVE-2022-21896, CVE-2022-21897, CVE-2022-21901, CVE-2022-21902, CVE-2022-21908, CVE-2022-21914, CVE-2022-21916, CVE-2022-21919, CVE-2022-21920)

- 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-2022-21847, CVE-2022-21848, CVE-2022-21883, CVE-2022-21889, CVE-2022-21890, CVE-2022-21918)

Solution

Microsoft has released KB5009566 to address this issue.

See Also

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/5009566

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 156622

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_jan_5009566.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/11/2022

Updated: 4/26/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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

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-2022-21861, CVE-2022-21862, CVE-2022-21864, CVE-2022-21866, CVE-2022-21870, CVE-2022-21871, CVE-2022-21872, CVE-2022-21873, CVE-2022-21874, CVE-2022-21876, CVE-2022-21877, CVE-2022-21880, CVE-2022-21881, CVE-2022-21882, CVE-2022-21883, CVE-2022-21885, CVE-2022-21887, CVE-2022-21888, CVE-2022-21889, CVE-2022-21890, CVE-2022-21892, CVE-2022-21893, CVE-2022-21894, CVE-2022-21896, CVE-2022-21897, CVE-2022-21900, CVE-2022-21901, CVE-2022-21902, CVE-2022-21905, CVE-2022-21906, CVE-2022-21907, CVE-2022-21908, 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: 5009566

MSFT: MS22-5009566

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