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CVE-2016-0042

CVE information

Published

6 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

CVSSv3.1 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

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 mishandle DLL loading, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows DLL Loading Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.".

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.8/10
Exploit Score
1.8/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
Low
Impact Score
5.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
High
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
High
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -