MS16-091: Security Update for .NET Framework (3170048)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in .NET
Framework due to improper processing of XML input containing a
reference to an external entity. An unauthenticated, remote attacker
can exploit this, via specially crafted XML data, to read arbitrary
files.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-091

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft .NET Framework
2.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, and 4.6.1.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 92022 ()

Bugtraq ID: 91601

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3255

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