Advisory Details

October 14th, 2022

Microsoft Windows CDFS Integer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1408
ZDI-CAN-17576

CVE ID CVE-2022-38044
CVSS SCORE 7.7, (AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Windows
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Microsoft Windows. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the parsing of ISO files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in an integer overflow before allocating a buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the kernel.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-38044
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-06-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-10-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Bien Pham (@bienpnn) from Team Orca of Sea Security
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