MS16-013: Security Update for Windows Journal to Address Remote Code Execution (3134811)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88645

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in Windows Journal due to improper parsing of Journal files. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Journal file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.

See Also

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-013

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88645

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-013.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/09

Modified: 2017/07/12

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0038

BID: 82639

OSVDB: 134308

MSFT: MS16-013

MSKB: 3115858, 3135173, 3135174

IAVA: 2016-A-0045