MS16-072: Security Update for Group Policy (3163622)

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.

Description

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to a lack of Kerberos authentication for certain calls over LDAP when processing group policy updates. A man-in-the-middle attacker can exploit this vulnerability to create arbitrary group policies and grant a standard user elevated, administrative privileges.

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/ms16-072

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91600

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-072.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/14/2016

Updated: 11/19/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-3223

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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: 6/14/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3223

BID: 91119

MSFT: MS16-072

MSKB: 3159398, 3163017, 3163018

IAVA: 2016-A-0155