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Sid 1-40937

Message

FILE-EXECUTABLE Microsoft CLFS.sys information leak attempt

Summary

The Common Log File System (CLFS) driver 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 obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted application, aka "Windows Common Log File System Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 5.5 CVSS impact score 3.6 CVSS exploitability score 1.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

CVE-2016-7295:

CVSS base score 5.5

CVSS impact score 3.6

CVSS exploitability score 1.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact NONE

Detailed information

CVE-2016-7295: The Common Log File System (CLFS) driver 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 obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted application, aka "Windows Common Log File System Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

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 windowsserver2016 -
  • microsoft windows_vista -

Ease of attack

CVE-2016-7295:

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/MS16-153