MS15-049: Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3058985)

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Synopsis :

A multimedia application framework installed on the remote Windows
host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote host is
affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability. A remote attacker
can exploit this flaw, via a specially crafted Silverlight
application, to execute arbitrary code with the same or higher level
of permissions as the currently logged on user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-049

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Silverlight 5.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 83354 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74503

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1715

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