Information disclosure in Microsoft Color Management

Published: 2018-01-04 10:13:31
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-0741
CVSSv3 5.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows Server
Windows
Vulnerable software versions Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 7
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error in the Color Management Module (ICM32.dll). A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted web page and gain access to potentially sensitive information that could be used to bypass ASLR protection.

This vulnerability could be used in conjunction with another vulnerability to successful compromise the target system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0741

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