MS16-109: Security Update for Silverlight (3182373)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93468


A multimedia application framework installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper handling of objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to visit a website containing a specially crafted Silverlight application, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Silverlight 5.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93468

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-109.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 9/13/2016

Updated: 7/30/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:silverlight

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/13/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3367

BID: 92837

MSFT: MS16-109

MSKB: 3182373

IAVA: 2016-A-0246