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
CVSSv2 1.6 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 2.8 [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]
CVE ID CVE-2017-8668
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
Advisory type Public

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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