MS16-116: Security Update in OLE Automation for VBScript Scripting Engine (3188724)
High Nessus Plugin ID 93651
SynopsisThe remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the Microsoft OLE Automation mechanism and the VBScript Scripting Engine 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, to execute arbitrary code in context of the current user.
Note that MS16-104 must also be installed in order to fully resolve the vulnerability.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10