This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the Windows Media
- An information disclosure vulnerability exists due to
improper handling of Media Center link (.mcl) files.
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability, via a
specially crafted .mcl link file, to disclose local file
system information. (CVE-2015-6127)
- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to
improper handling of Media Center link (.mcl) files that
reference malicious code. A remote attacker can exploit
this vulnerability, via a compromised web page or email
that hosts a crafted .mcl file, to gain privileges and
take control of an affected system. (CVE-2015-6131)
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true