OS-WINDOWS -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a Windows-based operating system. This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself.
OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows NtGdiGetTextMetricsW TEXTMETRICW kernel mode ASLR bypass attempt
The kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT Gold and 8.1, and Windows 10 allows local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application, aka "Kernel ASLR Bypass Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 2.1 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE Details: Ease of Attack:
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Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].
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