MS16-055: Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3156754)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91005
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple information disclosure vulnerabilities exist in the Windows Graphics component. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website or open open a specially crafted document, resulting in the disclosure of memory contents. (CVE-2016-0168, CVE-2016-0169)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Windows Graphics component due to improper handling of objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user t visit a specially crafted website or open open a specially crafted document, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
(CVE-2016-0170)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Direct3D component due to a use-after-free error. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website or open open a specially crafted document, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2016-0184)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Windows Imaging component due to improper handling of objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user t visit a specially crafted website or open open a specially crafted document, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
(CVE-2016-0195)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2016/ms16-055

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91005

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-055.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/10/2016

Updated: 11/19/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0195

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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: 5/10/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/10/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0168, CVE-2016-0169, CVE-2016-0170, CVE-2016-0184, CVE-2016-0195

BID: 89862, 89863, 89864, 89892, 89901

MSFT: MS16-055

MSKB: 3156013, 3156016, 3156019, 3156387, 3156421