Information disclosure in Microsoft Windows GDI component

Published: 2018-08-14 22:46:58 | Updated: 2018-08-14
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE ID CVE-2018-8394
CVE-2018-8396
CVE-2018-8398
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]
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]
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 8.1
Windows 7
Windows 10
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
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 an error when the Windows GDI component improperly discloses the contents of its memory. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website or opening malicious content 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-2018-8394

2) Information disclosure

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to an error when the Windows GDI component improperly discloses the contents of its memory. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website or opening malicious content 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-2018-8396

3) Information disclosure

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to an error when the Windows GDI component improperly discloses the contents of its memory. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website or opening malicious content 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-2018-8398

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