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CVE-2016-3373 Detail

Description

The kernel API 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, 1511, and 1607 does not properly implement registry access control, which allows local users to obtain sensitive account information via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/14/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
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: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92845
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036802
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-111
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40430/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3373
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018