MS16-140: Security Update for Boot Manager (3193479)

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


Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected a security bypass vulnerability in Windows Secure
Boot due to the use of an insecure boot policy in firmware. A local
attacker can exploit this issue to disable code integrity checks,
allowing test-signed executables and drivers to be loaded onto a
target device.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-140

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
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 94641 ()

Bugtraq ID: 94058

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7247

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