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MS16-140: Security Update for Boot Manager (3193479)

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MS16-140: Security Update for Boot Manager (3193479)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/08/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/08/2016
Modified
11/18/2021

Description

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when Windows Secure Boot improperly loads a boot policy that is affected by the vulnerability. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could disable code integrity checks, allowing test-signed executables and drivers to be loaded onto a target device.

Solution(s)

  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-243a2ce9-3071-4a8a-8fdb-08a9f36bd36a
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-25bb083e-21f1-46cf-9000-124c57cf8568
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-2fde341c-622e-4189-b807-3b3798fbcc23
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-31c27622-134b-41c9-8868-12932e358864
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-4dff0e5a-d647-4104-a376-54165c691598
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-58111ec9-bb9f-48be-903c-f2588bfe68ec
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-67f7223a-468a-41e8-9217-c856c369ebad
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-73d9f61c-7c3b-4fb1-a2ff-39fcfbccc688
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-81335179-bd72-4e7c-955c-2304fb3ad889
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-8f6c6c50-e2ba-4f4f-97a8-489d597f806a
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-d5815022-1c24-4e0e-850b-e42f5b2f25b9
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-daf935d1-102b-402d-8fea-fc69a84e3ea6
  • WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS16-142-de8d98fe-7f2b-4ee6-adc3-6be64fc1fc8d

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