MS16-118: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3192887)

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


Synopsis :

The remote host has a web browser installed that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Internet Explorer installed on the remote Windows host
is missing Cumulative Security Update 3192887. It is, therefore,
affected by multiple vulnerabilities, the majority of which are remote
code execution vulnerabilities. An unauthenticated, remote attacker
can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to visit a
specially crafted website, resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-118

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Internet Explorer 9, 10,
and 11.

Note that security update 3193515 in MS16-126 must also be installed
in order to fully resolve CVE-2016-3298 on Windows Vista and Windows
Server 2008.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

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