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CVE-2016-7216 Detail

Description

The kernel API in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 mishandles permissions, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/10/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7216
Original release date:
11/10/2016
Last revised:
09/02/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-139 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-139
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94048 External Source BID 94048
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037253 External Source SECTRACK 1037253
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40766/ External Source EXPLOIT-DB 40766

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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