Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Graphics.Device.Interface.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted file. An attacker can exploit this to disclose sensitive information on the affected machine via a crafted request.

Affected Products

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

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-2018-8424

CVE References

CVE-2018-8424