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CVE-2016-0018 Detail

Description

Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows 10 Gold and 1511 mishandle DLL loading, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "DLL Loading Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/13/2016

Evaluator Description

CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.3


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034661
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-007

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0018
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018