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MS16-025: Security Update for Windows Library Loading to Address Remote Code Execution (3140709)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) March 08, 2016 March 08, 2016 October 30, 2017

Available Exploits 


A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Windows fails to properly validate input before loading certain libraries. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. 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.

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