CVE-2016-7292

Published on: 12/20/2016 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:H/I:H/A:H

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

The Installer 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, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607, and Windows Server 2016 mishandles library loading, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Installer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

  • CVE-2016-7292 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: 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 Windows Installer CVE-2016-7292 DLL Loading Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94768
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-149 - Important | Microsoft Docs docs.microsoft.com
text/html
URL Logo MS MS16-149
Microsoft Windows Crypto Driver and Windows Installer Bugs Let Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1037450

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 7-sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 7-sp1AllAll
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 2008-sp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008r2sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008-sp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008r2sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012-goldAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012r2AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012-goldAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012r2AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2016-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2016-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Vista-sp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Vista-sp2AllAll
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  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:standard:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:standard:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*: