VDB-122860 · CVE-2018-8348 · BID 104992

Microsoft Windows up to Server 2016 Kernel information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Microsoft Windows (Operating System). This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 08/14/2018. The weakness was published 08/14/2018 with Baidu as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is shared for download at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The public release has been coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-8348 since 03/14/2018. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack needs to be approached locally. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592. The advisory points out:

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 111685 (KB4343887: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (111685). Similar entries are available at 122825, 122827, 122828 and 122829.

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Exploitinginfo

Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: Yes
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Nessus ID: 111685
Nessus Name: KB4343887: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Organization: Baidu
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-8348 (🔍)
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SecurityFocus: 104992 - Microsoft Windows Kernel CVE-2018-8348 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215
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Created: 08/14/2018 09:41 PM
Updated: 05/02/2023 06:33 AM
Changes: 08/14/2018 09:41 PM (84), 03/16/2020 05:41 PM (6), 05/02/2023 06:33 AM (4)
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