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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Windows Device Guard Flaws Let Local Users Bypass Security Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041459
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8200, CVE-2018-8204   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 14 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2016, 10, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Windows Device Guard. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local user can bypass Device Guard Code Integrity policy to inject specially crafted code into a Windows PowerShell session on the target system. The injected code will run with the same trust level as the script.

Matt Nelson (@enigma0x3) of SpecterOps and Matt Graeber of SpecterOps reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can bypass security controls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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