CVE-2016-3256

Published on: 07/12/2016 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:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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

Microsoft Windows 10 Gold and 1511 allows local users to bypass the Secure Kernel Mode protection mechanism and obtain sensitive information via a crafted application, aka "Windows Secure Kernel Mode Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

  • CVE-2016-3256 has been assigned by [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
Windows Secure Kernel Mode Object Handling Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1036287
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-089 - Important | Microsoft Docs docs.microsoft.com
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URL Logo MS MS16-089
Microsoft Windows Kernel CVE-2016-3256 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 91590

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
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: