MS16-048: Security Update for CSRSS (3148528)

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a security feature bypass vulnerability in the Client-Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS) due to improper management of process tokens in memory. A local attacker can exploit this vulnerability, via a specially crafted application, to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code as an administrator.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2016/ms16-048

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90441

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-048.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/12/2016

Updated: 11/20/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0151

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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: E:H/RL:O/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: 4/12/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0151

BID: 85913

MSFT: MS16-048

MSKB: 3146723, 3147458, 3147461

IAVB: 2016-B-0065