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CVE-2016-0041 Detail

Description

Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold and 1511, and Internet Explorer 10 and 11 mishandle DLL loading, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "DLL Loading Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/10/2016

Evaluator Description

CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0041
Original release date:
02/10/2016
Last revised:
12/05/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Feb/49 External Source FULLDISC 20160210 NPS Datastore server DLL side loading vulnerability
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-009 Mitigation; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-009
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-014 Mitigation; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-014
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034971 External Source SECTRACK 1034971
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034985 External Source SECTRACK 1034985
https://www.securify.nl/advisory/SFY20150905/nps_datastore_server_dll_side_loading_vulnerability.html External Source MISC https://www.securify.nl/advisory/SFY20150905/nps_datastore_server_dll_side_loading_vulnerability.html

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