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Microsoft CVE-2018-8649: Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2018-8649: Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/11/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/11/2018
Modified
01/07/2019

Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a target system to stop responding. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application. The vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate user rights directly, but it could be used to cause a target system to stop responding. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows handles objects in memory.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4471332-3761d6e6-6044-4ef8-968e-cb9b2f4e278b
  • msft-kb4471332-6e676d6c-db05-4979-b1ab-0aa1e81413ee
  • msft-kb4471332-a065b5b1-6a82-42e6-9f77-3f1cd1467717

References

  • msft-kb4471332-3761d6e6-6044-4ef8-968e-cb9b2f4e278b
  • msft-kb4471332-6e676d6c-db05-4979-b1ab-0aa1e81413ee
  • msft-kb4471332-a065b5b1-6a82-42e6-9f77-3f1cd1467717

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