Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Media.MCL.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Media Center.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted MCL file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted MCL file.

Affected Products

Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-059

CVE References

CVE-2016-0185