Microsoft Graphics Component Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ID MS:CVE-2017-11850
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2017-11-14T08:00:00


An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Microsoft Windows Graphics Component improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the 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 update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the way in which the Windows Graphics Component handles objects in memory.