12 October 2016
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.2392 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-125 - Important 12 October 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Microsoft Windows Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows 10 Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2016-7188 Original Bulletin: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-125 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-125 - Important Security Update for Diagnostics Hub (3193229) Published: October 11, 2016 Version: 1.0 Executive Summary This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application. This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Windows 10. Affected Software Windows 10 Vulnerability Information Windows Diagnostics Hub Elevation of Privilege CVE-2016-7188 An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the Windows Diagnostics Hub Standard Collector Service when the Windows Diagnostics Hub Standard Collector Service fails to properly sanitize input that could lead to unsecure library loading behavior. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and run a specially crafted application. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code with elevated system privileges. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting an input sanitization error to preclude unintended elevation of privilege. The following table contains links to the standard entry for each vulnerability in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures list: Vulnerability title CVE number Publicly disclosed Exploited Windows Diagnostics Hub Elevation of Privilege CVE-2016-7188 No No - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. 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