MS16-144: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3204059)

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 3204059. It is, therefore,
affected by multiple vulnerabilities, the most severe 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/ms16-144

Solution :

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

Note that security update 3208481 in MS16-144 must also be installed
in order to fully resolve CVE-2016-7278 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 : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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