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Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability - CVE-2018-8622

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5930

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.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-8622
  • MSRC-CVE-2018-8622
  • KB4471328
  • KB4471319
  • KB4471326
  • KB4471322
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