Windows GDI Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ID MS:CVE-2019-1100
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2019-07-09T07:00:00


An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows GDI component improperly discloses the contents of its memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability, such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document, or by convincing a user to visit an untrusted webpage.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows GDI component handles objects in memory.