Threat Encyclopedia

MS.GDI.EXTTEXTOUTA.EXTTEXTOUTW.Information.Disclosure

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt against an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to open a web page or Microsoft Office documents that loads a specially crafted EMF file on a vulnerable Windows system. Successful exploitation could result in disclosure of information which could be used to further compromise the target system.

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Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server version 1709 (Server Core Installation)
Microsoft Windows Server version 1803 (Server Core Installation)

Impact

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-2019-0616

CVE References

CVE-2019-0616