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CVE-2016-3238 Detail

Description

The Print Spooler service in 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, and Windows 10 Gold and 1511 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a crafted print driver during printer installation, aka "Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/12/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91609
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036277
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-087

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3238
NVD Published Date:
07/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018