CVE-2016-3231

Published on: 06/15/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:02 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Windows Diagnostics Hub from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

The Standard Collector service in Windows Diagnostics Hub mishandles library loading, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Diagnostics Hub Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

  • CVE-2016-3231 has been assigned by URL Logo [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 LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-078 - Important | Microsoft Docs docs.microsoft.com
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URL Logo MS MS16-078
Zero Day Initiative www.zerodayinitiative.com
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URL Logo MISC www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-372
Windows Diagnostics Hub Standard Collector Service Input Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain System Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1036105
No Description Provided cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 91116

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationMicrosoftWindows Diagnostics Hub-AllAllAll
ApplicationMicrosoftWindows Diagnostics Hub-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_diagnostics_hub:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_diagnostics_hub:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: