MS16-086: Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript (3169996)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92017


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


The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the JScript and VBScript engines due to improper handling of objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website or open a Microsoft Office document containing an embedded ActiveX control, to corrupt memory, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, Server Core 2008, and Server Core 2008 R2. Alternatively, apply the workaround referenced in the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92017

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-086.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2016/07/12

Modified: 2017/07/12

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/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: 2016/07/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3204

BID: 91584

OSVDB: 141383

MSFT: MS16-086

MSKB: 3169658, 3169659

IAVA: 2016-A-0177