MS16-044: Security Update for Windows OLE (3146706)
High Nessus Plugin ID 90437
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in Windows OLE due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, and 2012 R2.