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JVNDB-2018-000118

The installer of Windows10 Fall Creators Update Modify module for Security Measures tool may insecurely load Dynamic Link Libraries

Overview

The installer of Windows10 Fall Creators Update Modify module for Security Measures tool provided by NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION contains an issue with the DLL search path, which may lead to insecurely loading Dynamic Link Libraries (CWE-427).

Tomohisa Hasegawa of Canon IT Solutions Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 7.8 (High) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Local
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: High
  • Integrity Impact: High
  • Availability Impact: High
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products


NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION
  • Windows10 Fall Creators Update Modify module for Security Measures tool

Impact

Arbitrary code may be executed with the privilege of the user invoking the installer.
Solution

[Do not use Windows10 Fall Creators Update Modify module]
The developer states that Windows10 Fall Creators Update Modify module was a temporary module to help update the older version of Security Measures tool appropriately, and it is no longer necessary since the latest version of Security Measures tool contains the module itself into it.
For details, refer to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2018-16177
References

  1. JVN : JVN#15709478
  2. JVN : JVNTA#91240916
Revision History

  • [2018/11/09]
      Web page was published