Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 up to Server 2012 R2 .NET Framework XML Document input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 up to Server 2012 R2 (Operating System) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component .NET Framework. The manipulation as part of a XML Document leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 03/08/2016 as MS16-035 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-0132 since 12/04/2015. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 07/09/2022).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 89757 (MS16-035: Security Update for .NET Framework to Address Security Feature Bypass (3141780)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 91180 (Microsoft .NET Framework Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability (MS16-035)).

Applying the patch MS16-035 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (89757), SecurityFocus (BID 84075†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-57108†). is providing further details.







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Class: Input validation

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Nessus ID: 89757
Nessus Name: MS16-035: Security Update for .NET Framework to Address Security Feature Bypass (3141780)
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OpenVAS ID: 802074
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft .NET XML Validation Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability (3141780)
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Advisory: MS16-035
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-0132 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 84075 - Microsoft .NET Framework CVE-2016-0132 Security Bypass Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1035213
Vulnerability Center: 57108 - [MS16-035] Microsoft .NET Framework Remote Restrictions Bypass due to a Flaw in XML File Validation, Critical

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Created: 03/09/2016 11:22 AM
Updated: 07/09/2022 11:06 PM
Changes: 03/09/2016 11:22 AM (69), 04/07/2017 01:46 PM (16), 07/09/2022 10:58 PM (4), 07/09/2022 11:06 PM (1)
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