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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2016-3201

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows 10 Gold and 1511, and Microsoft Edge allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted PDF document, aka "Windows PDF Information Disclosure Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3215.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published