Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Windows.Codecs.Library.Information.Disclosure

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted file. An attacker can exploit this to disclose sensitive information on the affected machine via a crafted file.

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Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Microsoft Windows Server version 1709 (Server Core Installation)
Microsoft Windows Server version 1803 (Server Core Installation)

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Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8506

CVE References

CVE-2018-8506

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