MS15-100: Vulnerability in Windows Media Center Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3087918)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution
vulnerability due to a use-after-free error in Microsoft Windows Media
Center when handling specially crafted Media Center link (.mcl) files.
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user
to install a malicious link file, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-100

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 7, 8, and
8.1.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 85884 ()

Bugtraq ID: 76594

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2509

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