Information disclosure in Microsoft Windows GDI

Published: 2018-12-11 22:21:00
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2018-8596
CVE-2018-8595
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]
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

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Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008

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Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to 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 opening a specially crafted document or visiting an untrusted webpage to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8596

2) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to 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 opening a specially crafted document or visiting an untrusted webpage to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8595

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