Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2018-09-11T07:00:00
ID MS:CVE-2018-8445
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2018-09-11T07:00:00

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

An authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application.

The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows kernel handles objects in memory.