CVE-2016-7226

Published on: 11/10/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 PM UTC

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

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

Virtual Hard Disk Driver in Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 and Windows Server 2016 does not properly restrict access to files, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "VHD Driver Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

  • CVE-2016-7226 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.1 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 3.6 - LOW

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Microsoft Windows - VHDMP Arbitrary File Creation Privilege Escalation (MS16-138) - Windows local Exploit www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
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URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 40763
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-138 - Important | Microsoft Docs docs.microsoft.com
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URL Logo MS MS16-138
Microsoft Windows CVE-2016-7226 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 94018
Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk Driver Lets Local Users Modify Restricted Files to Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1037248

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
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2016-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2016-AllAllAll
  • 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: