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CVE-2016-3258 Detail

Description

Race condition in the kernel in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10 Gold and 1511 allows local users to bypass the Low Integrity protection mechanism and write to files by leveraging unspecified object-manager features, aka "Windows File System Security Feature Bypass."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/12/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3258
Original release date:
07/12/2016
Last revised:
08/31/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
4.7 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.0
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.2 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-092 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-092
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91606 External Source BID 91606
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036289 External Source SECTRACK 1036289

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)
  • Race Conditions (CWE-362)

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