MS16-016: Security Update for WebDAV to Address Elevation of Privilege (3136041)
High Nessus Plugin ID 88648
SynopsisThe remote host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw in the Microsoft Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) client due to improper validation of user-supplied input. A local attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application, to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.