Executive Summary

Title Security Update for Microsoft Uniscribe (3204063)
Name MS16-147 First vendor Publication 2016-12-13
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2016-12-13
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: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: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (December 13, 2016): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows Uniscribe. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. 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. This security update addresses the vulnerabilities by correcting how the Windows Uniscribe handles objects in the memory.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-147

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-19 Data Handling

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2017-01-10 Microsoft Windows GDI32.dll cmap numUVSMappings overflow attempt
RuleID : 40943 - Revision : 3 - Type : FILE-OTHER
2017-01-10 Microsoft Windows GDI32.dll cmap numUVSMappings overflow attempt
RuleID : 40942 - Revision : 3 - Type : FILE-OTHER

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-12-13 Name : The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms16-147.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2017-07-27 09:24:38
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-21 17:25:09
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-20 12:05:28
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-14 13:26:32
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-13 21:26:52
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-13 21:18:19
  • First insertion