Windows Kerberos Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2022-37967) (November 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 176328


The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a Windows Kerberos Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2022-37967)


Apply the appropriate Security Update for the host and update the registry per KB5020805

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 176328

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_nov_5019966_CVE-2022-37967.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/24/2023

Updated: 10/13/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:M/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-37967


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/8/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-37967

MSFT: MS22-5019081, MS22-5019964, MS22-5019966, MS22-5020003, MS22-5020005, MS22-5020010, MS22-5020013

MSKB: 5019081, 5019964, 5019966, 5020003, 5020005, 5020010, 5020013