Vulnerability identifier: #VU25171
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within the win32k component. A local user can use a specially crafted application to trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 8.1 - 10 1709
Windows Server: 2012 R2 - 2016
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.