Microsoft Windows VP9 Video Extensions Library Information Disclosure (December 2021)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 158205

Synopsis

The Windows app installed on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

The Windows 'VP9 Extensions' app installed on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
An authenticated, local attacker can exploit this, to disclose potentially sensitive information.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to app version 1.0.42791.0, or later via the Microsoft Store.

See Also

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-43243

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 158205

File Name: smb_nt_ms21_dec_vp9.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/21/2022

Updated: 2/22/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-43243

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, WMI/Windows App Store/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-43243