Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability


An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Windows kernel that could allow an attacker to retrieve information that could lead to a Kernel Address Space Layout Randomization (KASLR) bypass. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could retrieve the memory address of a kernel object. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows kernel handles memory addresses.

Affected Products

Windows 10,Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server 2019