microsoft windows-server-2016 CVE-2023-32049 vulnerability in Microsoft Products
Published on July 11, 2023

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Windows SmartScreen Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability

Vendor Advisory NVD

Known Exploited Vulnerability

This Microsoft Windows Defender SmartScreen Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Microsoft Windows Defender SmartScreen contains a security feature bypass vulnerability that allows an attacker to bypass the Open File - Security Warning prompt.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by August 1, 2023: Apply updates per vendor instructions or discontinue use of the product if updates are unavailable.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2023-32049 can be exploited with network access, requires user interaction. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has an exploitability score of 2.8 out of four. The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be very high.

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