Advisory: SB2022121336 - SmartScreen MOTW bypass in Microsoft Windows
Vulnerable component: Windows
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:L/E:H/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.
The vulnerability exists due to an error in Windows SmartScreen. A remote attacker can bypass Mark of the Web (MOTW) defenses and potentially compromise the affected system.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.