MS16-150: Security Update for Secure Kernel Mode (3205642)

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


Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by an elevation of privilege
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability in
Windows Secure Kernel Mode due to improper handling of objects in
memory. A local attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted
application, to bypass virtual trust levels (VTL).

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-150

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 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: 95767 ()

Bugtraq ID: 94734

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7271

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