#VU9847 Out-of-bounds read in Windows and Windows Server

Published: 2018-01-03 | Updated: 2018-01-04

Vulnerability identifier: #VU9847

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-0754


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Microsoft

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to an out-of-bounds read error in Windows Adobe Type Manager Font Driver (ATMFD.dll). A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger memory corruption and gain access to information that could be used to try to further compromise the affected system.

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 8.1, 7

Windows Server: 2008 - 2016 10.0.14393.10

External links

Q & A

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.

Latest bulletins with this vulnerability