Vulnerabilities

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Microsoft Open Enclave SDK CVE-2019-0876 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Risk:
Medium
Date Discovered:
09 April 2019
Description:
Microsoft Open Enclave SDK is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.
Technologies Affected
  • Microsoft Open Enclave SDK
Recommendations
  • Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
    When possible, run all software as a user with minimal privileges and limited access to system resources. Use additional precautions such as restrictive environments to insulate software that may potentially handle malicious content.
  • Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
    Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
References
Credits
David Oswald (The University of Birmingham, UK), Jo van Bulck (imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven), Frank Piessens (imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven), Eduard Marin (The University of Birmingham, UK), Flavio Garcia (The University of Birmingham, UK), Mark Ryan (The University of Birmingham, UK), Abdulla Aldoseri (The University of Birmingham, UK)

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