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MS16-059: Security Update for Windows Media Center (3150220)

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MS16-059: Security Update for Windows Media Center (3150220)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/10/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/10/2016
Modified
05/03/2022

Description

A vulnerability exists in Windows Media Center that 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 take control of an affected system. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights. Workstations are primarily at risk of this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-059-013a2a96-1109-4ea5-8c59-42db6754415d
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-059-07dfce1e-325c-461c-858e-5e5ad5e8380a
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-059-188f3a57-f129-4dc2-a944-3fd837b42f3a
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-059-53541017-5684-474c-8ba5-f3715e6726a2
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-059-54d5f457-59c0-4b68-ad7a-6251e070f27f
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-059-9353885e-c274-46e0-8342-6b42472f4e00
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-059-da830e03-9bdc-4ace-92e1-c1d01ff520ae
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-059-efe163a6-2a04-4c16-a12b-17adfd303020

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