MS16-061: Security Update for Microsoft RPC (3155520)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91011


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the Microsoft RPC Network Data Representation (NDR) Engine due to improper handling of memory. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability, via malformed RPC requests, to execute 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: 91011

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-061.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2016/05/10

Modified: 2017/07/12

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0178

BID: 90032

OSVDB: 138331

MSFT: MS16-061

MSKB: 3153171, 3153704, 3156387, 3156421

IAVA: 2016-A-0130