Microsoft Internet Explorer 7/8/9/10/11 memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7/8/9/10/11 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 11/10/2015 with Palo Alto Networks as MS15-112 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-6066 since 08/14/2015. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/26/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86819 (MS15-112: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3104517)), 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 100266 (Microsoft Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update (MS15-112)).

Applying the patch MS15-112 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 21643.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (86819). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 79138, 79139, 79140 and 79142.

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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: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 86819
Nessus Name: MS15-112: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3104517)
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Patch: MS15-112
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS15-112
Organization: Palo Alto Networks
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-6066 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1034112
Vulnerability Center: 54290 - [MS15-112] Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 - 11 Remote Code Execution due to Memory Corruption, Critical
SecurityFocus: 77441 - Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2015-6066 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Created: 11/11/2015 04:02 PM
Updated: 06/26/2022 04:24 PM
Changes: 11/11/2015 04:02 PM (63), 04/07/2017 12:14 PM (11), 06/26/2022 04:16 PM (3), 06/26/2022 04:24 PM (1)
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