Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability - CVE-2019-1440
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.
- Microsoft Windows 10
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019