MS16-091: Security Update for .NET Framework (3170048)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92022
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in .NET Framework due to improper processing of XML input containing a reference to an external entity. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted XML data, to read arbitrary files.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, and 4.6.1.