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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Microsoft GDI+ Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft GDI+ Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039333
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039333
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8676   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 13 2017
Original Entry Date:  Sep 13 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2008 SP2, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, 8.1, RT 8.1, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft GDI+. A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to exploit an object memory handling error in the Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI+) obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

bear13oy of CloverSec Labs (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative) and Weibo Wang (@ma1fan) of 360 SkyEye Labs reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8676

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8676 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 13 2017 (Microsoft Issues Fix for Microsoft Office) Microsoft GDI+ Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
Microsoft has issued a fix for Microsoft Office.
Sep 13 2017 (Microsoft Issues Fix for Microsoft Skype for Business) Microsoft GDI+ Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
Microsoft has issued a fix for Microsoft Skype for Business.
Sep 13 2017 (Microsoft Issues Fix for Microsoft Lync) Microsoft GDI+ Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
Microsoft has issued a fix for Microsoft Lync.



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