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Sid 1-40677

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler SystemLocal NTLM remote path authentication challenge attempt

Summary

Task Scheduler in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 and Windows Server 2016 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted UNC pathname in a task, aka "Task Scheduler Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Impact

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

CVE-2016-7222:

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-2016-7222: Task Scheduler in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 and Windows Server 2016 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted UNC pathname in a task, aka "Task Scheduler Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_10 -
  • microsoft windows_10 1511
  • microsoft windows_10 1607
  • microsoft windowsserver2016 -

Ease of attack

CVE-2016-7222:

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/ms16-130