GDI+ Information Disclosure Vulnerability



Published: 2016-11-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2016-3262
CWE-ID CWE-401
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Microsoft .NET Framework
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Silverlight
Client/Desktop applications / Plugins for browsers, ActiveX components

Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Microsoft Lync
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Lync Attendee
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Microsoft Live Meeting
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU960

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-3262

CWE-ID: CWE-401 - Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Graphics Device Interface (GDI) component. A local attacker can execute a specially crafted program on the affected system, get information about system memory state, bypass Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) and conduct further attacks.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability will result in information disclosure on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft .NET Framework: 3.0 - 4.6

Microsoft Office: 2007 - 2010

Microsoft Silverlight: 5

Windows: 7 - Vista

Windows Server: 2008 - 2008 R2

Microsoft Lync: 2010

Lync Attendee: 2010

Microsoft Live Meeting: 2007 Console


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2016-3262

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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