CVE-2022-34713 Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2022-34713 Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

In addition to the information provided in the table, a detailed description of the remote code execution vulnerability and a link to the advisory are provided below. The information in the advisory may not be applicable to a specific product or version or can be outdated. The remote code execution vulnerability exists in MSDT. This tool is used to diagnose issues with Microsoft Windows operating system and software on a remote computer. It can be used to troubleshoot issues with remote connections, remote installation, remote software installation, software incompatibility, software installation problems, and more. Due to insecure handling ofcommand line parameters, it is possible to execute arbitrary code on a remote computer through MSDT. A remote attacker may be able to take control of the remote computer through MSDT. This may allow for remote code execution. An attacker may be able to trigger this vulnerability through the use of a web-based attack tool or remote method.

Vulnerability overview

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Desktop Diagnostics Tool (MSDT) due to insecure command line handling. This vulnerability can be exploited by an attacker to take control of the affected computer by tricking the user into running a specially crafted application or script through MSDT.

Vulnerability description:

An attacker may be able to take control of the remote computer through MSDT. This may allow for remote code execution. An attacker may be able to trigger this vulnerability through the use of a web-based attack tool or remote method.

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