MS13-048 - Important : Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Information Disclosure (2839229)

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    Revision Note: V1.1 (June 12, 2013): Updated the Known Issues entry in the Knowledge Base Article section from "None" to "Yes".
    Summary: This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in Windows Kernel. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application or convinces a local, logged-in user to run a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability. Note that this vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate their user rights directly, but it could be used to produce information that could be used to try to further compromise an affected system.


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