MS16-014: Security Update for Microsoft Windows to Address Remote Code Execution (3134228)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the
Windows kernel due to improper handling of objects in
memory. A local attacker can exploit this, via a crafted
application, to run arbitrary code in kernel mode and
therefore take control of the affected system.

- Multiple code execution vulnerabilities exist due to
improper validation of user-supplied input when loading
DLL files. A local attacker can exploit these, via a
specially crafted application, to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2016-0041, CVE-2016-0042)

- A denial of service vulnerability exists in Microsoft
Sync Framework due to improper processing of crafted
input that uses the 'change batch' structure. An
authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via
specially crafted packets sent to the SyncShareSvc
service, to cause the service to stop responding.

- A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when
Kerberos fails to check the password change of a user
signing into a workstation. An attacker can exploit
this, by connecting the workstation to a malicious
Kerberos Key distribution Center, to bypass Kerberos
authentication on a target machine, thus allowing
decryption of drives protected by BitLocker.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 88646 ()

Bugtraq ID: 82505

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0040

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