MS16-126: Security Update for Microsoft Internet Messaging API (3196067)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94009
SynopsisThe remote 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 the Internet Messaging API 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 enumerate the files on the disk drive.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2. Note that MS16-118 must also be installed to fully resolve CVE-2016-3298.