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CVE-2016-7224 Detail

Description

Virtual Hard Disk Driver in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607, and Windows Server 2016 does not properly restrict access to files, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "VHD Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/10/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7224
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:
6.1 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
4.2
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):
Low
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
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; Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-138 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-138
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94017 External Source BID 94017
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037248 External Source SECTRACK 1037248
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40765/ External Source EXPLOIT-DB 40765

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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