Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: DirectX Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when DirectX improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user s system. An authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how DirectX handles objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows 7,Windows RT 8.1,Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows Server 2008

References

CVE-2018-8563,