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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Multiple Flaws Let Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036288
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-3249, CVE-2016-3250, CVE-2016-3251, CVE-2016-3252, CVE-2016-3254, CVE-2016-3286   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 12 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Vista SP2, 2008 SP2, 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 8.1, 2012, 2012 R2, RT 8.1, 10, 10 Version 1511; and prior service packs
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers. A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information. A local user can gain system privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit object handling memory errors in the kernel to gain kernel-level privileges on the target system [CVE-2016-3249, CVE-2016-3250, CVE-2016-3252, CVE-2016-3254, CVE-2016-3286].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the kernel GDI component to obtain potentially sensitive information about kernel addresses on the target system [CVE-2016-3251].

bee13oy of CloverSec Labs, fanxiaocao (@TinySec), and pjf of IceSword Lab, Qihoo 360, and zhong_sf and pgboy of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A local user can obtain system privileges on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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