Executive Summary

Title Security Update for Windows OLE (3146706)
Name MS16-044 First vendor Publication 2016-04-12
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2016-04-12
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 (April 12, 2016): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Windows OLE fails to properly validate user input. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability to execute malicious code. However, an attacker must first convince a user to open either a specially crafted file or a program from either a webpage or an email message.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-044

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-284 Access Control (Authorization) Issues

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 2
Os 2
Os 1

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2016-05-12 Microsoft Office Word OleRegEnumVerbs object icon memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 38490 - Revision : 4 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2016-05-12 Microsoft Office Word OleRegEnumVerbs object icon memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 38489 - Revision : 4 - Type : FILE-OFFICE

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-04-12 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms16-044.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2016-04-14 21:30:13
  • Multiple Updates
2016-04-13 13:20:42
  • Multiple Updates
2016-04-13 05:28:10
  • Multiple Updates
2016-04-12 21:17:01
  • First insertion