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MTID M113535
Title (MS16-098) Microsoft Windows Win32k Privilege Escalation IV (3178466)
Description A vulnerability in some versions of Microsoft Windows could lead to privilege escalation.
Observation A vulnerability in some versions of Microsoft Windows could lead to privilege escalation.

The flaw occurs when the Windows kernel-mode driver fails to properly handle objects in memory. Successful exploitation could allow a local user to gain elevated privileges.
Recommendation The vendor has released an update to address this issue.

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-098

Superseded patch information:

The patches for the following products are superseded by patches provided in: MS16-120
- Cumulative Update for Windows 10 (KB3192440): KB3192440
- Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3192441): KB3192441
- Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3192441): KB3192441
- Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB3194798): KB3194798
- Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3194798): KB3194798
- Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems (KB3194798): KB3194798

The patches for the following products are superseded by patches provided in: MS16-135
- WES09 and POSReady 2009: KB3198234
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008: KB3198234
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition: KB3198234
- Microsoft Windows Vista: KB3198234
- Microsoft Windows Vista for x64-based Systems: KB3198234

The patches for the following products are superseded by patches provided in: MS16-142
- November, 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 (KB3197868): KB3197868
- November, 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems ( (KB3197868): KB3197868
- November, 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB3197868): KB3197868
- November, 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012 (KB3197877): KB3197877

The patches for the following products are superseded by patches provided in: MS16-106
- Microsoft Windows 8.1: KB3185911
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems: KB3185911
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2: KB3185911

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-120
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-135
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-142
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-106

Vendor Microsoft
Attack Vector Authenticated locally logged on user with limited privileges
Importance 5
Impact 10.00084536000
Threat Score 7.15
Labels
Patch Tuesday
References
CVECVE-2016-3311
MSFTBulletinMS16-098
MSFTQNumber3178466
DISA IAVA2016-A-0204
MTIDM113535
CPEs
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7::sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7::sp1:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8.1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8.1:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_rt:8.1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows:10_version_1511:10_version_1511
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows:10_version_1511_x64:10_version_1511_x64
Created At 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC
Updated At 2016-11-19 10:30:50 UTC

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