This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Microsoft Windows. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the vhdmp.sys driver. The issue results from improper authorization logic when accessing VHD files. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM.
Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Elevation of Privilege (CVE-2022-35751)
Microsoft Patch Tuesday for August 2022 — Snort rules and prominent vulnerabilities
KB5016679: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Security Update (August 2022)
KB5016622: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 Security Update (August 2022)
KB5016623: Windows 10 version 1809 / Windows Server 2019 Security Update (August 2022)
KB5016616: Windows 10 Version 20H2 / 21H1 / 21H2 Security Update (August 2022)
Patch Tuesday - August 2022