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CVE-2016-7251 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the MDS API in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via an unspecified parameter, aka "MDS API XSS Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/10/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/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): 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/MS16-136 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94043
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037250

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:sql_server:2016:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7251
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2017