Executive Summary

Summary
TitleSecurity Update for Microsoft XML Core Services (3148541)
Informations
NameMS16-040First vendor Publication2016-04-12
VendorMicrosoftLast vendor Modification2016-04-12
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score9.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (April 12, 2016): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user clicks a specially crafted link that could allow an attacker to run malicious code remotely to take control of the user?s system. However, in all cases an attacker would have no way to force a user to click a specially crafted link. An attacker would have to convince a user to click the link, typically by way of an enticement in an email or Instant Messenger message.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-040

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2016-05-12Microsoft XML Core Services ActiveX control use after free attempt
RuleID : 38464 - Revision : 2 - Type : BROWSER-PLUGINS
2016-05-12Microsoft XML Core Services ActiveX control use after free attempt
RuleID : 38463 - Revision : 2 - Type : BROWSER-PLUGINS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-04-12Name : The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms16-040.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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