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CVE-2016-3388 Detail

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 and Microsoft Edge do not properly restrict access to private namespaces, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Browser Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3387.

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:N/I:H/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): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/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): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-118 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-119 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93382
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036992
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036993
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40606/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3388
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/02/2017