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MTID M116334
Title (MS16-148) Microsoft AutoUpdate Privilege Escalation (3204068)
Description A vulnerability in some versions of Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU) application for Mac could lead to privilege escalation.
Observation A vulnerability in some versions of Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU) application for Mac could lead to privilege escalation.

The flaw occurs when the application improperly validates updates before executing them. Successful exploitation could allow a local user to gain elevated privileges.
Recommendation The vendor has released an update to address this issue.

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-148

Vendor Microsoft
Attack Vector Maliciously Crafted File
Importance 5
Impact 2.8627500
Threat Score 4.3
Labels
Patch Tuesday
References
CVECVE-2016-7300
MSFTBulletinMS16-148
MSFTQNumber3204068
MTIDM116334
CPEs
cpe:/a:microsoft:auto_updater_for_mac
Created At 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC
Updated At 2016-12-13 19:08:52 UTC

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