Virtual Hard Disk Driver in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, 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."
Published 2016-11-10 06:59:36
Updated 2018-10-12 22:14:16
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-7223

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 7 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-7223

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
3.6
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
3.9
4.9
NIST
6.1
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:N
1.8
4.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-7223

  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-7223

Products affected by CVE-2016-7223

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