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Sid 1-39818

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OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows operating system win32kfull heap corruption attempt

Summary

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; and Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3309, CVE-2016-3310, and CVE-2016-3311.

Impact

CVSS base score 7.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

CVE-2016-3308:

CVSS base score 7.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2016-3308: 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; and Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3309, CVE-2016-3310, and CVE-2016-3311.

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_10 -
  • microsoft windows_10 1511
  • microsoft windows_10 1607
  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windows_8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsrt8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 -
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 r2
  • microsoft windows_vista *

Ease of attack

CVE-2016-3308:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS15-098