MS16-138: Security Update for Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk Driver (3199647)

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

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by multiple elevation of privilege

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities
in the Windows Virtual Hard Disk Driver due to improper handling of
user access to certain files. A local attacker can exploit these, via
a specially crafted application, to manipulate files not intended to
be available to the user.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1,
2012 R2, 10, and 2016.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 94639 ()

Bugtraq ID: 94003

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7223

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