MS16-006 - Critical: Security Update for Silverlight to Address Remote Code Execution...

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    Revision Note: V1.0 (January 12, 2016): Bulletin published.
    Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Silverlight. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a compromised website that contains a specially crafted Silverlight application. An attacker would have no way to force users to visit a compromised website. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to visit the website, typically by getting them to click a link in an email or instant message that takes users to the attacker's website.

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