MS16-032: Security Update for Secondary Logon to Address Elevation of Privilege (3143141)

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The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Windows Secondary Logon Service due to improper management of request handles in memory. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application, to elevate privileges, allowing the execution of arbitrary code.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89755

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-032.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/8/2016

Updated: 11/20/2019

Dependencies: ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.2

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0099

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3: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

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (MS16-032 Secondary Logon Handle Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0099

BID: 84034

MSKB: 3140768, 3140745, 3139914

MSFT: MS16-032

IAVB: 2016-B-0049