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Microsoft Windows Code Integrity Module CVE-2018-1040 Denial of Service Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows Code Integrity Module CVE-2018-1040 Denial of Service Vulnerability (Malware and Vulnerabilities)

Technologies Affected Recommendations Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't required. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of exploits. Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.To mitigate the potential impact of a successful exploit, run the affected application as a user with minimal access rights. References Credits Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs © 1995- Symantec Corporation Permission to redistribute this alert electronically is granted as long as it is not edited in any way unless authorized by Symantec Security Response. Disclaimer The information in the advisory is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing based on currently available information. Symantec, Symantec products, Symantec Security Response, and secure@symantec.com are registered trademarks of Symantec Corp. and/or affiliated companies in the United States and other countries.

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