CVE-2016-0046

Published on: 02/10/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:13 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Windows 10 from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

Windows Reader in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows 10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Reader file, aka "Microsoft Windows Reader Vulnerability."

  • CVE-2016-0046 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Zero Day Initiative Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.zerodayinitiative.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-156
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-012 - Critical | Microsoft Docs Patch
Vendor Advisory
docs.microsoft.com
text/html
URL Logo MS MS16-012
Windows Reader and Windows PDF Library File Processing Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code - SecurityTracker Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1034973

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 10-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 10-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 8.1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 8.1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012r2AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012r2AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: