Remote code execution vulnerability in Windows Media Center - MS16-059
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:34314||Date: (C)2016-05-11 (M)2017-11-15|
|Class: PATCH||Family: windows|
The host is missing an important security update according to Microsoft security bulletin, MS16-059. The update is required to fix a remote code execution vulnerability. A flaw is present in the application, which fails to handle a specially crafted Media Center link (.mcl) file that references malicious code. Successful exploitation could allow attackers to take complete control of the affected system or disclose sensitive information.
|Microsoft Windows Vista|
|Microsoft Windows 7|
|Microsoft Windows 8.1|
|Microsoft Windows Media Center|