Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2017-05-09T07:00:00
ID MS:CVE-2017-0175
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2017-05-11T07:00:00

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel fails to properly initialize a memory address. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

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 initializes memory.