Microsoft Windows Kernel Local Information Exposure Vulnerability

Summary

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly handles objects in memory.

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The original article can be found at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1073

 


Details

An attacker who successfully exploited this 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 vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate user rights directly, but it could be used to obtain information that could be used to try to further compromise the affected system.

Vulnerable Systems:

Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 1903
Microsoft Windows Server 1803
Microsoft Windows Server 1709
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 10

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-1073

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:07/16/2019