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WPAD Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2016-3213 (MS16-063/MS16-077)

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The Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD) protocol implementation in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1 Windows 7 SP1 Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2 Windows RT 8.1 Windows 10 Gold and 1511 and Internet Explorer 9 through 11 has an improper fallback mechanism which allows remote attackers to gain privileges via NetBIOS name responses aka "WPAD Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2016-3213
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10