microsoft windows-server-2008 CVE-2022-41033 vulnerability in Microsoft Products
Published on October 11, 2022

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Windows COM+ Event System Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Vendor Advisory NVD

Known Exploited Vulnerability

This Microsoft Windows COM+ Event System Service Privilege Escalation Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Microsoft Windows COM+ Event System Service contains an unspecified vulnerability that allows for privilege escalation.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by November 1, 2022: Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2022-41033 can be exploited with local system access, and requires small amount of user privileges. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has an exploitability score of 1.8 out of four. The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be very high.

What is an Object Type Confusion Vulnerability?

The program allocates or initializes a resource such as a pointer, object, or variable using one type, but it later accesses that resource using a type that is incompatible with the original type.

CVE-2022-41033 has been classified to as an Object Type Confusion vulnerability or weakness.

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