CVE-2016-3238

Published on: 07/12/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

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

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

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

The Print Spooler service 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, and Windows 10 Gold and 1511 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a crafted print driver during printer installation, aka "Windows Print Spooler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

  • CVE-2016-3238 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.1 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK HIGH NONE NONE
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
Malformed Request cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 91609
Windows Print Spooler Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1036277
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-087 - Critical | Microsoft Docs docs.microsoft.com
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URL Logo MS MS16-087

Exploit/POC from Github

Whitepaper for CVE-2016-3238/MS16-087 Proof Of concept.

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 10-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 101511AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 7Allsp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 7Allsp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 8.1AllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 8.1AllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Rt 8.1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Rt 8.1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008Allsp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008r2sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008Allsp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008r2sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012r2AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012r2AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows VistaAllsp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows VistaAllsp2AllAll
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