Advisory: SB2023031425 - SmartScreen security feature bypass in Microsoft Windows
Vulnerable component: Windows
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/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 incorrect implementation of the Windows SmartScreen Security Feature. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file and bypass the Mark of the Web (MOTW) defenses.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.