MS16-031: Security Update for Microsoft Windows to Address Elevation of Privilege (3140410)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to
a failure to properly sanitize handles in memory. An authenticated,
remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application,
to gain elevated privileges, allowing the execution of arbitrary code
as System.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-031

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
and 2008 R2

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: 89754 ()

Bugtraq ID: 84032

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0087

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