MS15-040: Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services could allow information disclosure: April 14, 2015

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Summary


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user leaves a browser open after the user logs off from an application and an attacker reopens the application in the browser immediately after the user logs off. 

Introduction


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-040. To learn more about this security bulletin:

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