Vulnerability identifier: #VU5550
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
The vulnerabiity allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
The weakness exists due to private address information leaking during a function call. A remote attacker can bypass the ASLR protection mechanism, gain access to sensitive information and use it to launch further attacks against the affected system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability results in information disclosure on the vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 8.1 - 8.1 RT, 8, 7, Vista
Windows Server: 2003 - 2012 R2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.