CVE-2018-8396

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Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows GDI component improperly discloses the contents of its memory, aka "Windows GDI Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This affects Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8394, CVE-2018-8398.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105002

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041460

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8396

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-15

Updated: 2018-10-15

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 1.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
111700Security Updates for Windows Server 2008 (August 2018) (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111689KB4343899: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high