Microsoft Windows 10 Diagnostics Hub access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Microsoft Windows 10 (Operating System). This affects some unknown processing of the component Diagnostics Hub. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 10/11/2016 by James Forshaw with Google Project Zero as MS16-125 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-7188 since 09/09/2016. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. Required for exploitation is a authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 94008 (MS16-125: Security Update for Windows Diagnostic Hub (3193229)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l.

Applying the patch MS16-125 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (94008) and Exploit-DB (40562). Similar entry is available at VDB-87952.

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
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Access: Public
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Nessus ID: 94008
Nessus Name: MS16-125: Security Update for Windows Diagnostic Hub (3193229)
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OpenVAS ID: 802074
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Windows Diagnostics Hub Privilege Elevation Vulnerability (3193229)
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Patch: MS16-125

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS16-125
Researcher: James Forshaw
Organization: Google Project Zero
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-7188 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036997
SecurityFocus: 93359 - Microsoft Windows Diagnostics Hub CVE-2016-7188 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215
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Entryinfo

Created: 10/12/2016 10:54 AM
Updated: 09/23/2022 10:07 AM
Changes: 10/12/2016 10:54 AM (67), 05/07/2019 08:39 PM (16), 09/23/2022 10:07 AM (4)
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