Information disclosure in Windows Volume Manager Extension Driver

Published: 2017-08-08 22:24:04 | Updated: 2017-08-15 11:26:53
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-8668
CVSSv3 2.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 8.1
Windows 7
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to obtain potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists when the Volume Manager Extension Driver component improperly provides kernel information. A local user can gain access to potentially sensitive kernel information.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8668

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