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CVE-2016-3226 Detail

Current Description

Active Directory in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Server 2012 Gold and R2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (service hang) by creating many machine accounts, aka "Active Directory Denial of Service Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036108
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-081

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:datacenter:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:essentials:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:standard:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3226
NVD Published Date:
06/15/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/08/2019