KLA10737
Code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Silverlight
Updated: 06/01/2019
Detect date
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01/12/2016
Severity
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High
Description

Improper strings handling was found in Microsoft Silverlight. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can execute arbitrary code. This vulnerability can be exploited remotely via a specially designed web content.


Technical details

This vulnerability can be triggered while Silverlight decodes strings using a malicious decoder that can return negative offsets that cause Silverlight to replace unsafe object headers with contents provided by an attacker.

Affected products

Microsoft Silverlight 5

Solution

Install necessary updates from the KB section, that are listed in your Windows Update (Windows Update usually can be accessed from the Control Panel)

Original advisories

CVE-2016-0034

Impacts
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ACE 
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Related products
Microsoft Silverlight
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2016-00349.3Critical
Microsoft official advisories
Microsoft Security Update Guide
KB list

3126036