MS16-073: Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3164028)
High Nessus Plugin ID 91601
SynopsisThe remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- Multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities exist in the kernel-mode driver due to improper handling of objects in memory. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit these, via a specially crafted application, to run arbitrary code in kernel mode. (CVE-2016-3218, CVE-2016-3221)
- An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the Windows Virtual PCI (VPCI) virtual service provider (VSP) due to improper handling of uninitialized memory.
An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application, to disclose sensitive memory contents. (CVE-2016-3232)
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.