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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Script Engine Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Scripting Engine Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Memory Contents on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040370
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0847   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 13 2018
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, 2012 R2, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Scripting Engine. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted VBScript that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error and disclose potentially sensitive memory contents on the target system.

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

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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