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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2016-0173: Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2016-0173: Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/11/2016
Created
06/27/2024
Added
06/10/2024
Modified
06/10/2024

Description

The kernel-mode drivers in 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 allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0171, CVE-2016-0174, and CVE-2016-0196.

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1507-kb3156387
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1511-kb3156421

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