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Sid 1-42770


OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Win32k kernel memory leak attempt


The kernel-mode drivers in Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2012 Gold allow a local authenticated attacker to execute a specially crafted application to obtain kernel information, aka "Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability."


CVSS base score 4.7 CVSS impact score 3.6 CVSS exploitability score 1.0 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 -

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.


  • 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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