Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Hyper-V Information Disclosure Vulnerability


An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Windows Hyper-V on a host operating system fails to properly validate input from an authenticated user on a guest operating system. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker on a guest operating system could run a specially crafted application that could cause the Hyper-V host operating system to disclose memory information. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain access to information on the Hyper-V host operating system. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Hyper-V validates guest operating system user input.

Affected Products

Windows Server, version 1709 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server 2016,Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows Server 2008,Windows 10,Windows 7,Windows Server 2019