MS16-013: Security Update for Windows Journal to Address Remote Code Execution (3134811)

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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 in Windows Journal due to improper parsing of Journal
files. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this by
convincing a user to open a specially crafted Journal file, resulting
in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-013

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.

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: 88645 ()

Bugtraq ID: 82639

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0038

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