MS16-048: Security Update for CSRSS (3148528)

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

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a security feature bypass

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by a security feature bypass vulnerability in the
Client-Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS) due to improper management of
process tokens in memory. A local attacker can exploit this
vulnerability, via a specially crafted application, to escalate
privileges and execute arbitrary code as an administrator.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 90441 ()

Bugtraq ID: 85913

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0151

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