Executive Summary

Title Security Update for Remote Desktop Display Driver to Address Elevation of Privilege (3134700)
Name MS16-017 First vendor Publication 2016-02-09
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2016-02-09
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (February 9, 2016): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an authenticated attacker logs on to the target system using RDP and sends specially crafted data over the connection. By default, RDP is not enabled on any Windows operating system. Systems that do not have RDP enabled are not at risk.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-017

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1
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Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-02-09 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms16-017.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2019-05-16 00:21:39
  • Multiple Updates
2016-02-19 21:28:50
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2016-02-17 21:30:30
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2016-02-17 05:28:57
  • Multiple Updates
2016-02-10 17:29:11
  • Multiple Updates
2016-02-10 13:23:49
  • Multiple Updates
2016-02-09 21:30:20
  • Multiple Updates
2016-02-09 21:17:32
  • First insertion