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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Kernel Page Fault System Call Handling Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037453
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037453
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-7258   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 13 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 2016
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Windows Kernel. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger an error in the processing of page fault system calls and execute arbitrary code on the target system with kernel-level privileges.

Impact:   A local user can obtain kernel-level privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-152

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-152 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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