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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Kernel Object Memory Handling Flaw Lets Local Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041114
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041114
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8205   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 12 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Kernel. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling flaw and cause the target system to stop responding.

Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target system to stop responding.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8205
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284846
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284867
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284855
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284815
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284835
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284819
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284860
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284874
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284878
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284880
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4284826

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8205 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

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