MS16-082: Security Update for Microsoft Windows Search Component (3165270)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by a flaw in the Windows Search component due to
improper handling of objects in memory. An authenticated attacker can
exploit this to degrade server performance, resulting in a denial of
service condition.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-082

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7, 2008 R2, 2012,
8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 91609 ()

Bugtraq ID: 91113

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3230

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