Executive Summary

Summary
TitleSecurity Update for Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk Driver (3199647)
Informations
NameMS16-138First vendor Publication2016-11-08
VendorMicrosoftLast vendor Modification2016-12-13
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision2.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score3.6Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score4.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V2.0 (December 13, 2016): Revised bulletin to announce the following updates have been rereleased with a detection change that addresses a supersedence issue that certain customers experienced when attempting to install the November Security Only updates.Security Only update 3197867 for all supported releases of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3197867.Monthly Rollup 3197868 for all supported releases of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3197868.Security Only update 3197876 for Windows Server 2012. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3197876.Monthly Rollup 3197877 for Windows Server 2012. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3197877. Security Only update 3197873 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3197873.Monthly Rollup 3197874 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3197874.These are detection changes only. There were no changes to the update files. Customers who have already successfully installed any of these updates do not need to take any action. For more information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article for the respective update.
Summary: The Windows Virtual Hard Disk Driver improperly handles user access to certain files. An attacker can manipulate files in locations not intended to be available to the user by exploiting this vulnerability.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-138

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-284Access Control (Authorization) Issues

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os3
Os1
Os1
Os2
Os1

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2016-12-06Microsoft Windows VHDMP generic privilege escalation attempt
RuleID : 40694 - Revision : 2 - Type : OS-WINDOWS
2016-12-06Microsoft Windows VHDMP generic privilege escalation attempt
RuleID : 40693 - Revision : 2 - Type : OS-WINDOWS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-11-08Name : The remote host is affected by multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities.
File : smb_nt_ms16-138.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
2016-12-13 21:26:52
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-13 21:18:58
  • Multiple Updates
2016-11-10 21:25:33
  • Multiple Updates
2016-11-10 12:04:13
  • Multiple Updates
2016-11-09 13:25:43
  • Multiple Updates
2016-11-08 21:26:02
  • Multiple Updates
2016-11-08 21:18:11
  • First insertion