Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 resource management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 (Web Browser). Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The issue has been introduced in 06/26/2013. The weakness was shared 06/10/2015 by lokihardt@ASRT with Zero Day Initiative as MS15-056 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is available at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2015-1747 since 02/17/2015. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 713 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84053 (MS15-056: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3058515)), 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 100237 (Microsoft Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update (MS15-056)).

Applying the patch MS15-056 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 19614.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84053). The entries 75750, 75761, 75762 and 75763 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 84053
Nessus Name: MS15-056: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3058515)
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Patch: MS15-056
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS15-056
Researcher: lokihardt@ASRT
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-1747 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1032521 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Browser History and Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 50452 - [MS15-056] Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Remote Code Execution due to Memory Corruption - CVE-2015-1747, Critical
SecurityFocus: 74986 - Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2015-1747 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Created: 06/10/2015 10:15 AM
Updated: 05/20/2022 01:53 PM
Changes: 06/10/2015 10:15 AM (70), 04/07/2017 12:13 PM (12), 05/20/2022 01:53 PM (3)
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