CVE-2016-3305

Published on: 09/14/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:03 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 10 from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

The kernel 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, 1511, and 1607 mishandles session objects, which allows local users to hijack sessions, and consequently gain privileges, via a crafted application, aka "Windows Session Object Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3306.

  • CVE-2016-3305 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 LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Windows Kernel Multiple Flaws Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036802
Microsoft Windows Kernel CVE-2016-3305 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92812
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-111 - Important | Microsoft Docs Patch
Vendor Advisory
docs.microsoft.com
text/html
URL Logo MS MS16-111

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 101703AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 10-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 101511AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 101607AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 101703AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 7-sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 7-sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 8.1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 8.1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Rt 8.1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Rt 8.1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008-sp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008r2sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008r2sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008-sp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008r2sp1AllAll
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 Vista-sp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Vista-sp2AllAll
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  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1703:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1703:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:itanium:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:x64:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:itanium:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:x64:*:
  • 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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