Microsoft Internet Explorer 10/11 Process information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 10/11 (Web Browser). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Process). 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. CVE summarizes:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

The weakness was released 09/08/2015 by puzzor as MS15-094 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-2483 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. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 85845 (MS15-094: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3089548)), 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 100257 (Microsoft Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update (MS15-094)).

Applying the patch MS15-094 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at 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 20844.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (85845), SecurityFocus (BID 76584†), SecurityTracker (ID 1033487†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-52484†).








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Name: Process
Class: Information disclosure / Process
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Nessus ID: 85845
Nessus Name: MS15-094: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3089548)
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Advisory: MS15-094
Researcher: puzzor
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-2483 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 76584 - Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2015-2483 Information Disclosure Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1033487 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, Gain Elevated Privileges, Delete Files, and Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 52484 - [MS15-094] Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 - 11 Remote Information Disclosure, Medium


Created: 09/09/2015 10:01 AM
Updated: 06/14/2022 12:25 PM
Changes: 09/09/2015 10:01 AM (67), 04/07/2017 12:14 PM (12), 06/14/2022 12:25 PM (2)
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