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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.2931
         Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-147: Security Update for
                       Microsoft Uniscribe (3204063)
                             13 December 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Microsoft Uniscribe
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows Server 2008
                   Windows Server 2008 R2
                   Windows Server 2012
                   Windows Server 2012 R2
                   Windows Server 2016
                   Windows Vista
                   Windows 7
                   Windows 8.1
                   Windows 10
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-7274  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-147

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-147: Security Update for Microsoft Uniscribe 
(3204063)

Published Date:	 	December 14, 2016

Version: 		1.0

Executive Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows Uniscribe. The 
vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially 
crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. 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.

This security update is rated Critical for all supported releases of Microsoft
Windows.

Affected Software
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2		
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows 10
Windows Server 2016

Vulnerability Information

Windows Uniscribe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability CVE-2016-7274

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows due to the way Windows
Uniscribe handles objects in the memory. An attacker who successfully 
exploited this vulnerability could take control of the 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.

Vulnerability title				CVE number	Publicly disclosed	Exploited
Windows Uniscribe Remote Code Execution 	CVE-2016-7274 	No			No
Vulnerability

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