Microsoft Open Enclave SDK CVE-2019-1370 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

November 12, 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

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Ensure that only trusted users have local, interactive access to affected computers.

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.

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), Jethro Beekman (Fortanix)


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