MS16-139: Security Update for Windows Kernel (3199720)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 94640
SynopsisThe remote host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Windows kernel due to improper enforcement of API permissions. A local attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted application, to disclose sensitive information.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7 and 2008 R2.