Microsoft Windows Virtual Secure Mode CVE-2016-7220 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ID SMNTC-94036
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2016-11-08T00:00:00



Microsoft Windows is prone to a local information-disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can leverage this issue to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.