Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Graphics.Component.WMF.File.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows Graphics Device Interface component.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handle maliciously crafted graphics files. A remote attacker can exploit this to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information, leading to further attacks.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2012

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-2017-11816

CVE References

CVE-2017-11816