MS16-089: Security Update for Windows Secure Kernel Mode (3170050)

low Nessus Plugin ID 92020
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VPR Score: 4.4


The remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in the Windows Secure Kernel Mode due to improper handling of objects in memory. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a crafted application, to disclose sensitive information on the target host.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 10.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 92020

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-089.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/12/2016

Updated: 11/19/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-3256

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/12/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/12/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3256

BID: 91590

MSFT: MS16-089

MSKB: 3163912, 3172985

IAVA: 2016-A-0180