Fortinet Discovers Microsoft Windows Webservices Library Denial of Service Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Webservices Library.
Microsoft Windows is a group of graphical operating system families, all of which are developed and sold by Microsoft.
A Denial of Service vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a target Windows system to stop responding.
Users should apply the solution provided by Microsoft.
Following Windows versions are affected:
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2016
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Microsoft on January 5, 2018.
Microsoft confirmed the vulnerability on March 30, 2018.
Microsoft patched the vulnerability on June 12, 2018.
This vulnerability was discovered by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.