microsoft windows-server-2008 CVE-2023-28229 vulnerability in Microsoft Products
Published on April 11, 2023

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Windows CNG Key Isolation Service Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Vendor Advisory NVD

Known Exploited Vulnerability

This Microsoft Windows CNG Key Isolation Service Privilege Escalation Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Microsoft Windows Cryptographic Next Generation (CNG) Key Isolation Service contains an unspecified vulnerability that allows an attacker to gain specific limited SYSTEM privileges.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by October 25, 2023: Apply mitigations per vendor instructions or discontinue use of the product if mitigations are unavailable.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2023-28229 can be exploited with local system access, and requires small amount of user privileges. This vulnerability is consided to have a high level of attack complexity. It has an exploitability score of 1.0 out of four. The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be very high.

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