Remote code execution in Microsoft Text-To-Speech

Published: 2018-12-11 22:35:31
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-8634
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 10
Windows 10 1607
Windows 10 1703

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Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 1709
Windows Server 1803
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when Microsoft text-to-speech fails to properly handle objects in the memory. A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.


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