MS16-059 - Important: Security Update for Windows Media Center (3150220) - Version: 1.0

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    Revision Note: V1.0 (May 10, 2016): Bulletin published.
    Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Windows Media Center opens a specially crafted Media Center link (.mcl) file that references malicious code. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

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