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Microsoft Windows 7 SP1/Server 2008 R2 SP1/Server 2008 SP2 Kernel information disclosure

CVSS Meta Temp Score Current Exploit Price (≈)
4.7 $5k-$25k

A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1/Server 2008 R2 SP1/Server 2008 SP2 (Operating System). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The weakness was released 08/13/2019 as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is available at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The public release was coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-1228. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/14/2019). 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.

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

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 139970, 139969, 139968 and 139965.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.7

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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VulDB Reliability: 🔍

Vendor Base Score (Microsoft): 5.5
Vendor Vector (Microsoft): 🔒


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Class: Information disclosure (CWE-200)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

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Geopolitics: 🔍
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Remediation: 🔍Recommended: Patch
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08/13/2019 Advisory disclosed
08/13/2019 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
08/14/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
08/14/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateVendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Status: Confirmed
Coordinated: 🔒

CVE: CVE-2019-1228 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20140213
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Created: 08/14/2019 01:48 PM
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