Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Graphics Component Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows GDI component improperly discloses the contents of its memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise a user s system. There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability, such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document or by convincing a user to visit an untrusted webpage. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows GDI component handle objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows RT 8.1,Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2,Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows 7,Windows 10,Windows Server 2008,Windows Vista Service Pack 2

References

CVE-2016-0168,