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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Drivers Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Volume Manager Extension Driver Object Memory Handling Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039108
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039108
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8668   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 8 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, RT 8.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Windows Volume Manager Extension Driver. A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling error and obtain potentially sensitive kernel information on the target system.

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

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8668
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4034744
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4034679
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4034666
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4034664
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4034672
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4034681
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4034665

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8668 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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