MS16-025: Security Update for Windows Library Loading to Address Remote Code Execution (3140709)

High Nessus Plugin ID 89748


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


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper validation of input before loading certain libraries. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application, to execute arbitrary code.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista and 2008.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89748

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-025.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2016/03/08

Modified: 2017/07/12

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Office OLE Multiple DLL Side Loading Vulnerabilities)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0100

BID: 83930

OSVDB: 135526

MSFT: MS16-025

MSKB: 3140709

IAVA: 2016-A-0067