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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2016-7259 CVE-2016-7260

Windows: two vulnerabilities via Win32k

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities via Win32k of Windows.
Impacted products: Windows 10, Windows 2008 R0, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Vista.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 14/12/2016.
Identifiers: 3205651, CERTFR-2016-AVI-416, CVE-2016-7259, CVE-2016-7260, MS16-151, VIGILANCE-VUL-21373.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Windows.

An attacker can bypass security features via Graphics Component, in order to escalate his privileges. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-7259]

An attacker can bypass security features via Win32k, in order to escalate his privileges. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-7260]
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