|CVSS SCORE||4.7, (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)|
The specific flaw exists within the IShdocvwBroker::EditWith broker API call. The issue lies in the failure to check for registry symbolic links before recursively traversing the key. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to read the contents of any key within the HKCU registry hive, bypassing the read restrictions designed into EPM.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Ashutosh Mehra (https://twitter.com/ashutoshmehra)