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CVE-2016-3298 Detail

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and the Internet Messaging API in Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allow remote attackers to determine the existence of arbitrary files via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/13/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.6


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93392
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036992
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-118
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-126

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:11:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3298
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018