Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2019-04-09T07:00:00
ID MS:CVE-2019-0848
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2019-04-09T07:00:00

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the win32k component improperly provides kernel information. 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 security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how win32k handles objects in memory.