Windows kernel vulnerability could allow information disclosure
Report ID: MS201306002
Date Published: 25 June 2013
Compromise Type: information-disclosure
Compromise From: remote
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
A vulnerability in the Windows kernel could lead to information disclosure.
Microsoft has issued a security update to address an information disclosure vulnerability in the Windows kernel. The vulnerability was caused by improper handling of certain page fault system calls. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability into disclosing information from kernel memory on the local system, which could be used to further compromise the system.
This issue has been resolved through the update by correcting the way Windows handles certain page fault system calls. Users are recommended to install the latest update to protect their system from possible exploit attempts.
Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-048)
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