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CVE-2016-7226 Detail

Description

Virtual Hard Disk Driver in 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
Description Last Modified:  11/10/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.2
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-138 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94018
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037248
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40763/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7226
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/02/2017