MS16-082: Security Update for Microsoft Windows Search Component (3165270)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91609


The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw in the Windows Search component due to improper handling of objects in memory. An authenticated attacker can exploit this to degrade server performance, resulting in a denial of service condition.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91609

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-082.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2016/06/14

Modified: 2017/07/12

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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: 2016/06/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3230

BID: 91113

OSVDB: 139977

MSFT: MS16-082

MSKB: 3161958, 3163017, 3163018

IAVB: 2016-B-0100