KLA10858
Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer
Updated: 05/17/2018
CVSS
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9.3
Detect date
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08/09/2016
Severity
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Critical
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities

  1. An improper memory objects handling can be exploited remotely via a specially designed content to execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information;
  2. An improper page content handling can be exploited remotely via a specially designed content to obtain sensitive information;
  3. An improper memory objects handling at Chakra JavaScript engine can be exploited remotely via a specially designed content to execute arbitrary code.

Technical details

To mitigate vulnerability №1 remove Microsoft EDGE from the PDF reader default file type association

To exploit vulnerability №2 an attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally

Affected products

Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 9 through 11
Microsoft Edge

Solution

Install necessary updates from the KB section, that are listed in your Windows Update (Windows Update usually can be accessed from the Control Panel)

Original advisories

MS16-095
MS16-096

Impacts
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ACE 
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OSI 
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Related products
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft Edge
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2016-3288
CVE-2016-3289
CVE-2016-3290
CVE-2016-3293
CVE-2016-3296
CVE-2016-3319
CVE-2016-3321
CVE-2016-3322
CVE-2016-3326
CVE-2016-3327
CVE-2016-3329

Microsoft official advisories
MS16-095
MS16-096
KB list

3176495
3176492
3176493
3175443
4022719
4022726
4022714
4038788
4021558
4022724
4022727
4022715