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Microsoft Windows Ancillary Function Driver CVE-2013-3887 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

November 12, 2013

Description

Microsoft Windows is prone to a local information-disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can leverage this issue to disclose kernel memory and obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Itanium SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.

Credits

Microsoft
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