Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 11/10/2015 with Baidu as MS15-112 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2015-6068 since 08/14/2015. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

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 21664.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (86819).

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 86819
Nessus Name: MS15-112: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3104517)
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS15-112
Organization: Baidu
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-6068 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1034112
Vulnerability Center: 54291 - [MS15-112] Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Remote Code Execution due to Memory Corruption, Critical
SecurityFocus: 77442 - Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2015-6068 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Created: 11/11/2015 04:02 PM
Updated: 06/26/2022 04:40 PM
Changes: 11/11/2015 04:02 PM (63), 04/07/2017 12:14 PM (11), 06/26/2022 04:32 PM (3), 06/26/2022 04:40 PM (1)
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