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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2016-3272: Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2016-3272: Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/13/2016
Created
06/27/2024
Added
06/10/2024
Modified
06/10/2024

Description

The kernel in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10 Gold and 1511 mishandles page-fault system calls, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from an arbitrary process via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1507-kb3163912
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1511-kb3172985

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