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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-0185

Media Center in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows 8.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Media Center link (aka .mcl) file, aka "Windows Media Center Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2016-05-10 Last Update Date : 2016-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-0185

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 1
Microsoft Windows 8.1 1
Microsoft Windows Vista 1

- References For CVE-2016-0185

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39805/
EXPLOIT-DB 39805
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-277
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035832
SECTRACK 1035832
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms16-059
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-059 Security Update for Windows Media Center This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Windows Media Center opens a specially crafted Media Center link (.mcl) file that references malicious code. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.
Vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin:
  • Windows Media Center Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Release Date:2016-05-10
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90023
BID 90023

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-0185

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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