CVE-2016-7300

high

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Auto Updater for Mac allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file, aka "Microsoft (MAU) Office Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94784

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037441

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-148

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-20

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-426

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH