MS16-035: Security Update for .NET Framework to Address Security Feature Bypass (3141780)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89757


The remote Windows host is affected by a security feature bypass vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a security feature bypass vulnerability in the .NET Framework due to improper validation of certain elements in a signed XML document. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to modify the contents of an XML file without invalidating the signature associated with the file.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, and 4.6.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89757

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-035.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2016/03/08

Updated: 2019/11/20

Dependencies: 57033, 13855, 51351

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0132

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:.net_framework

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0132

BID: 84075