A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows could allow a local attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system.
The vulnerability is due to improper memory operations that are performed by the affected software. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by accessing the system and executing an application that submits malicious input to the affected software. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the system to stop responding, resulting in a DoS condition.
Microsoft confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.
Security Impact Rating: Medium