MS16-003: Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript to Address Remote Code Execution (3125540)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the
VBScript engine due to improper handling of objects in memory. An
attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to visit
a specially crafted website or open a Microsoft Office document
containing an embedded ActiveX control, resulting in execution of
arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-003

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, and
Server Core 2008 R2. Alternatively, apply the workaround referenced in
the vendor advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 87879 ()

Bugtraq ID: 79894

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0002

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