Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Code.Integrity.Module.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Code Integrity Module.
The vulnerability is due to the way which Windows Code Integrity Module performs hashing. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a system to stop responding and prevent authorized users from using system resources.

Affected Products

Windows 10
Windows 7
Windows 8.1
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1040

CVE References

CVE-2018-1040