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CVE-2016-7259 Detail

Current Description

The Graphics Component in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607, and Windows Server 2016 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.quarkslab.com/cve-2016-7259-an-empty-file-into-the-blue.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/140172/Microsoft-Windows-Type-1-Font-Processing-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/539919/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94771
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037452
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-151

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7259
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018