CVE-2016-0079

Published on: 10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

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

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

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

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes an API call to access sensitive information in the registry, aka "Windows Kernel Local Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

  • CVE-2016-0079 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 2.1 - LOW

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL NONE NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Microsoft Windows - NtLoadKeyEx Read Only Hive Arbitrary File Write Privilege Escalation (MS16-124) - Windows local Exploit www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
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URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 40608
Microsoft Windows Kernel CVE-2016-0079 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 93357
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-124 - Important | Microsoft Docs docs.microsoft.com
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URL Logo MS MS16-124

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 10-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 101511AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 101607AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 10-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 101511AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 101607AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: