Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Kernel.Memory.Byte.Sequence.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
This vulnerability is due to an error when the affected application handles maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to gain access to sensitive information, via a crafted file.

Affected Products

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0245

CVE References

CVE-2017-0245