MS16-031: Security Update for Microsoft Windows to Address Elevation of Privilege (3140410)
High Nessus Plugin ID 89754
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to a failure to properly sanitize handles in memory. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application, to gain elevated privileges, allowing the execution of arbitrary code as System.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2