This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to perform denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when Windows improperly handles objects in memory. A local user can use a specially crafted application to trigger memory corruption and cause the system to stop responding.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in a denial of service (DoS) attack.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 7, 8.1, 10, 10 1607, 10 1703, 10 1709, 10 1803, 10 1809, 10 1903, RT 8.1
Windows Server: 1803, 1903, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.