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Microsoft CVE-2019-1440: Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2019-1440: Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/12/2019
Created
11/13/2019
Added
11/12/2019
Modified
11/10/2020

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the win32k component improperly provides kernel information. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how win32k handles objects in memory.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4523205-08d9ac19-de85-40b7-98f7-8c54091494c1
  • msft-kb4523205-61118c04-b0ba-49af-82b7-05cb038923fb
  • msft-kb4523205-c0e9628c-ad49-4a51-84c0-2e18951adb68
  • msft-kb4524570-29c1ec74-1dd6-400c-a4fe-28af68ababa8
  • msft-kb4524570-537f6d1a-6a65-43a7-8f77-e2ece9811d47
  • msft-kb4524570-92bf4fc2-1423-4d57-b6e6-109109dab39b
  • msft-kb4524570-a464324d-52ab-4b91-b5eb-15b5e8dfaa70
  • msft-kb4524570-bb3f5eb0-a6b4-429a-83b7-5c9ae5a5eefc
  • msft-kb4524570-ce36ff81-c1f3-4022-ae29-980d7649600a
  • msft-kb4525237-57a23bad-45b7-4713-b02b-e56d08a2a792
  • msft-kb4525237-595c5dcb-7b6d-47ab-990b-062c0f566c14
  • msft-kb4525237-79db43fa-b958-4e04-8146-2b589c3fb50a
  • msft-kb4525241-394083ef-f78c-4b44-b085-b2252be4f21e
  • msft-kb4525241-8415f42c-519b-4c6a-af5c-5d0c9a0f90c7

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