Information disclosure in Microsoft Windows GDI component

Published: 2018-06-12 21:54:53
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-8239
CVSSv3 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 10
Windows Server 2016
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 improper handling of objects in memory by Windows GDI component. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website or opening malicious content, trigger memory corruption and obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8239

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