Fortinet Discovers Microsoft Windows Code Integrity Module Denial of Service Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Code Integrity Module.
Microsoft Windows is a group of graphical operating system families, all of which are developed and sold by Microsoft.
The Denial of Service vulnerability exists in the way that the 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.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released May 10, 2018
Users should apply the solution provided by Microsoft.
Following Windows versions are affected:
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2016
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Microsoft on January 31, 2018.
Microsoft confirmed the vulnerability on March 21, 2018.
Microsoft patched the vulnerability on June 12, 2018.
This vulnerability was discovered by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.