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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Microsoft GDI+ Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft GDI+ Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041460
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041460
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8394, CVE-2018-8396, CVE-2018-8397, CVE-2018-8398   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 14 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
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 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft GDI+. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information from system memory.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file or HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will access potentially sensitive information from system memory on the target system [CVE-2018-8394, CVE-2018-8396, CVE-2018-8398].

A remote user can create a specially crafted web site that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2018-8397].

Lin Wang of Beihang University (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Anonymous (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), and Behzad Najjarpour Jabbari, Secunia Research at Flexera reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information from system memory 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-2018-8394
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8396
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8397
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8398

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8394 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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