Information disclosure in Microsoft Windows GDI+



Published: 2022-11-08
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-41098
CWE-ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU69089

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41098

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output by the application in Windows GDI+. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted file and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - 11 22H2

Windows Server: 2008 - 2022 20H2


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-41098

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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