MS16-112: Security Update for Windows Lock Screen (3178469)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to
improperly allowing web content to load from the Windows lock screen.
A local attacker can exploit this, by connecting to a maliciously
configured WiFi hotspot or by inserting a mobile broadband adapter, to
elevate privileges and execute arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 93471 ()

Bugtraq ID: 92853

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3302

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