MS16-016: Security Update for WebDAV to Address Elevation of Privilege (3136041)

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

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by an elevation of privilege

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by a flaw in the Microsoft Web Distributed
Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) client due to improper validation of
user-supplied input. A local attacker can exploit this, via a
specially crafted application, to execute arbitrary code with elevated

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: 88648 ()

Bugtraq ID: 82682

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0051

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