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Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability - CVE-2018-8408

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5917

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly initializes objects in memory. To exploit this vulnerability an authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows kernel initializes objects in memory.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-8408
  • MSRC-CVE-2018-8408
  • KB4467106
  • KB4467700
  • KB4467678
  • KB4467703
  • KB4467680
  • KB4467691
  • KB4467696
  • KB4467686
  • KB4467702
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