MS16-006: Security Update for Silverlight to Address Remote Code Execution (3126036)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote Windows
host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to a
flaw that allows strings to be decoded by a malicious decoder that
returns negative offsets. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can
exploit this vulnerability, by convincing a user to visit a website
containing a specially crafted Silverlight application, to replace
object headers with contents provided by the attacker, resulting in
the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-006

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 : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 87880 ()

Bugtraq ID: 79881

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0034

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