MS16-026: Security Update for Graphic Fonts to Address Remote Code Execution (3143148)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89749
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the Adobe Type Manager Library :

- A denial of service vulnerability exists due to improper handling of OpenType fonts. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a file or visit a website containing specially crafted embedded OpenType fonts, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-0120)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to improper handling of specially crafted fonts. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a file or visit a website containing specially crafted embedded OpenType fonts, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2016-0121)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2016/ms16-026

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89749

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-026.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/8/2016

Updated: 11/20/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0121

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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: 3/8/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0120, CVE-2016-0121

BID: 84027, 84071

MSFT: MS16-026

MSKB: 3140735, 3140745, 3140768