MS16-028: Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library to Address Remote Code Execution (3143081)

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 remote code execution vulnerabilities
in the Windows PDF library. A remote attacker can exploit these, by
convincing user to open a specially crafted PDF file, to execute
arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-028

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 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: 89751 ()

Bugtraq ID: 84109
84112

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0117
CVE-2016-0118

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