Executive Summary

Summary
TitleSecurity Update for Windows Journal (3156761)
Informations
NameMS16-056First vendor Publication2016-05-10
VendorMicrosoftLast vendor Modification2016-05-10
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 (May 10, 2016): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Journal file. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-056

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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100 %CWE-284Access Control (Authorization) Issues

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os2
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-05-10Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms16-056.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2016-05-12 09:33:57
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2016-05-10 21:38:07
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