Executive Summary

Title Security Update in OLE Automation for VBScript Scripting Engine (3188724)
Name MS16-116 First vendor Publication 2016-09-13
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2016-09-13
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:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.6 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity High
Cvss Expoit Score 4.9 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (September 13, 2016): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker successfully convinces a user of an affected system to visit a malicious or compromised website. Note that you must install two updates to be protected from the vulnerability discussed in this bulletin: The update in this bulletin, MS16-116, and the update in MS16-104.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-116

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2016-10-13 VBScript ADODB.Connection object use after free attempt
RuleID : 40133 - Revision : 3 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2016-10-13 VBScript ADODB.Connection object use after free attempt
RuleID : 40132 - Revision : 3 - Type : BROWSER-IE

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-09-22 Name : The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms16-116.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-09-13 Name : The remote host has a web browser installed that is affected by multiple vuln...
File : smb_nt_ms16-104.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2016-09-23 13:25:22
  • Multiple Updates
2016-09-15 21:25:46
  • Multiple Updates
2016-09-14 17:25:25
  • Multiple Updates
2016-09-14 13:25:41
  • Multiple Updates
2016-09-13 21:25:59
  • Multiple Updates
2016-09-13 21:17:48
  • First insertion