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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Drivers Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Common Log File System Driver Object Memory Handling Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037252
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0026, CVE-2016-3332, CVE-2016-3333, CVE-2016-3334, CVE-2016-3335, CVE-2016-3338, CVE-2016-3340, CVE-2016-3342, CVE-2016-3343, CVE-2016-7184, CVE-2016-7784   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 9 2016
Impact:   Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Vista SP2, 2008 SP2, 2008 R2 SP1, 7 SP1, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012, 2012 R2, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 2016
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Windows Common Log File System Driver. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an object memory handling error in the the Windows Common Log File System (CLFS) driver to run processes on the target system with elevated privileges.

Daniel King, KeenLab, Tencent and Peter Hlavaty (@zer0mem), KeenLab, Tencent reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated 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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