Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly initializes objects in memory. To exploit this vulnerability, an authenticated attacker could run a specially crafted application. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user s system. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows kernel initializes objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows 10,Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation)

References

CVE-2020-16901,