MS15-016: Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Information Disclosure (3029944)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81269
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Microsoft's Graphics Component installed on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability due to improperly handled uninitialized memory when parsing specially crafted TIFF image format files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to browse to a website containing specially crafted TIFF image content, resulting in the disclosure of information.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.