CVE-2016-3213

HIGH

Description

The Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD) protocol implementation 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, Windows 10 Gold and 1511, and Internet Explorer 9 through 11 has an improper fallback mechanism, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges via NetBIOS name responses, aka "WPAD Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036096

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036104

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-063

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-077

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-16

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH