CVE-2016-3301

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Description

The Windows font library 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, 1511, and 1607; Office 2007 SP3; Office 2010 SP2; Word Viewer; Skype for Business 2016; Lync 2013 SP1; Lync 2010; Lync 2010 Attendee; and Live Meeting 2007 Console allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted embedded font, aka "Windows Graphics Component RCE Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92288

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036564

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-097

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40255/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-08-09

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
92843MS16-097: Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3177393)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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