Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.VHDMP.ZwOpenFile.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in MS Windows.
This vulnerability is due to an error in VHDMP driver. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to gain access to sensitive information from the kernel.

Affected Products

Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation)

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-138

CVE References

CVE-2016-7224