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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Kernel Object Memory Handling Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038445
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038445
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-0220   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 10 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2012
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Kernel. A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The Windows kernel does not properly handle objects in memory. A remote authenticated user can run a specially crafted application to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4018821
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4019264
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4019214

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/releasenotedetail/bc365363-f51e-e711-80da-000d3a32fc99 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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