Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Windows.Kernel.CVE-2019-0840.Information.Disclosure

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted application. An attacker may be able to exploit this to get access to sensitive information, via a crafted application.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 1709 (Server Core Installation)
Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation)
Windows 10 Version 1803 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 Version 1709 for ARM64-based Systems

Impact

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

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0840

CVE References

CVE-2019-0840