MS16-126: Security Update for Microsoft Internet Messaging API (3196067)

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


Synopsis :

The remote 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 the
Internet Messaging API 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, to enumerate the files on
the disk drive.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-126

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
and 2008 R2. Note that MS16-118 must also be installed to fully
resolve CVE-2016-3298.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 94009 ()

Bugtraq ID: 93392

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3298

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