MS16-017: Security Update for Remote Desktop Display Driver to Address Elevation of Privilege (3134700)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege
vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) due to improper
handling of objects in memory. An authenticated, remote attacker can
exploit this by logging on via RDP and sending specially crafted data
over the authenticated connection, resulting in an elevation of
privilege.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-017

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 88649 ()

Bugtraq ID: 82799

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0036

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