MS16-086: Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript (3169996)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the
JScript and VBScript engines due to improper handling of objects in
memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by
convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website or open a
Microsoft Office document containing an embedded ActiveX control, to
corrupt memory, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the
context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-086

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008,
Server Core 2008, and Server Core 2008 R2. Alternatively, apply the
workaround referenced in the vendor advisory.

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: 92017 ()

Bugtraq ID: 91584

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3204

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