MS16-099: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3177451)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92839

Synopsis

An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The Microsoft Office application installed on the remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist in Microsoft Office software due to improper handling of objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues, by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2016-3313, CVE-2016-3316, CVE-2016-3317, CVE-2016-3318)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Microsoft OneNote due to an unspecified flaw. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to open a specially crafted OneNote file, to disclose sensitive memory contents.
(CVE-2016-3315)

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, and 2016; Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, and 2016; Microsoft OneNote 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, and 2016;
Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016; and Word Viewer.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2016/ms16-099

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92839

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-099.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2016/08/10

Updated: 2019/11/14

Dependencies: 27524, 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-3318

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:word, cpe:/a:microsoft:onenote, cpe:/a:microsoft:word_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3313, CVE-2016-3315, CVE-2016-3316, CVE-2016-3317, CVE-2016-3318

BID: 92289, 92294, 92300, 92303, 92308