Microsoft Windows Kernel CVE-2018-8336 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2018-09-11T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-105246
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2018-09-11T00:00:00

Description

Description

Microsoft Windows is prone to a local information-disclosure vulnerability. Local attackers can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information that may lead to further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Ensure that only trusted users have local, interactive access to affected computers.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.