Microsoft Internet Explorer 7/8/9/10/11 Command Line Parameter information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7/8/9/10/11 (Web Browser). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality of the component Command Line Parameter Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 08/11/2015 as MS15-079 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is available at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-2423 since 03/19/2015. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 85333 (MS15-079: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3082442)), 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 110258 (Microsoft Office Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (MS15-081)).

Applying the patch MS15-079 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.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (85333) and SecurityTracker (ID 1033248†).

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
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Nessus ID: 85333
Nessus Name: MS15-079: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3082442)
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Patch: MS15-079

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Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS15-079
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-2423 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 76188
SecurityTracker: 1033248 - Microsoft Windows Command Line Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System

Entryinfo

Created: 08/12/2015 11:48 AM
Updated: 06/08/2022 12:06 AM
Changes: 08/12/2015 11:48 AM (59), 04/07/2017 12:13 PM (7), 06/07/2022 11:57 PM (3), 06/08/2022 12:06 AM (2)
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