CVE-2016-0185

Published on: 05/10/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:13 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Windows 7 from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

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."

  • CVE-2016-0185 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-059 - Important | Microsoft Docs docs.microsoft.com
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URL Logo MS MS16-059
Microsoft Windows Media Center - '.MCL' File Processing Remote Code Execution (MS16-059) - Windows remote Exploit www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
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URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 39805
Microsoft Windows Media Center CVE-2016-0185 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 90023
ZDI-16-277 | Zero Day Initiative www.zerodayinitiative.com
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URL Logo MISC www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-277
Windows Media Center '.mcl' Link File Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1035832

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 7Allsp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 7Allsp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 8.1AllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows 8.1AllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows VistaAllsp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows VistaAllsp2AllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*: