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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS16-041 Security Update for .NET Framework (3148789) Microsoft .NET Important 13-04-2016

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft .NET Framework. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker with access to the local system executes a malicious application.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft .NET Framework fails to properly validate input before loading libraries. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take control of an affected system. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would first need to access the local system with the ability to execute a malicious application. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how .NET validates input on library load.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS16-041

Affected Software

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1