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

High Nessus Plugin ID 89749

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: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2016/03/08

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/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: 2016/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Reference Information

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

BID: 84027, 84071

MSFT: MS16-026

MSKB: 3140735, 3140745, 3140768