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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows TCP/IP Stack Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows TCP/IP Stack Fragmented Stack Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041843
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041843
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8493   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 9 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows TCP/IP Stack. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted TCP/IP fragmented requests to view potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Ran Menscher reported this vulnerability.

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

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8493

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8493 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Randomization error

Message History:   None.


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