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Researchers Find 34 Windows Drivers Vulnerable to Full Device Takeover

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Nov
2023
Researchers Find 34 Windows Drivers Vulnerable to Full Device Takeover

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As many as 34 unique vulnerable Windows Driver Model (WDM) and Windows Driver Frameworks (WDF) drivers could be exploited by non-privileged threat actors to gain full control of the devices and execute arbitrary code on the underlying systems.

“By exploiting the drivers, an attacker without privilege may erase/alter firmware, and/or elevate [operating system] privileges,” Takahiro Haruyama, a senior threat researcher at VMware Carbon Black, said.

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