|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0014|
|Date Published:||12 Jan 2016|
|Last Updated:||30 Jul 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-006|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Microsoft Silverlight 5|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Silverlight. The vulnerability is due to incorrect handling of certain open and close requests that can result in read and write access violations. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a vulnerable user to open a crafted Silverlight application.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-006|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Silverlight Runtime Remote Code Execution (MS16-006: CVE-2016-0034)