Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: BitLocker Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability

Description

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when Windows improperly suspends BitLocker Device Encryption. An attacker with physical access to a powered off system could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to encrypted data. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker must gain physical access to the target system prior to the next system reboot. The security update fixes the vulnerability by ensuring Windows resumes BitLocker Device Encryption.

Affected Products

Windows Server 2016,Windows 10,Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server, version 1709 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server 2019

References

CVE-2018-8566,