Windows Kernel Debugging & Exploitation Part1 – Setting up the lab

Recently I was thrilled with the opportunity to build a PoC for ms-14-066 vulnerability aka “winshock” (CVE-2014-6321). While that will be material for another blog post, in order to debug the vulnerability, I had to set up a lab with windows kernel mode debugging enabled. So, without any further ado, here my setup and the steps used in order to enable Windows Kernel Debug.


Host system: Windows 10 with VMware Workstation 15.1.0 (build-13591040) Guest systems: Windows 7 x86 ultimate sp1 (debugger) Windows...