Microsoft Internet Explorer 9/10/11 memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9/10/11 (Web Browser). This affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 02/09/2016 as MS16-009 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-0060 since 12/04/2015. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. 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 $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/07/2022). 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 88642 (MS16-009: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3134220)), 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 100276 (Microsoft Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (MS16-009)).

Applying the patch MS16-009 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 vulnerability database at Tenable (88642).

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 88642
Nessus Name: MS16-009: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3134220)
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OpenVAS ID: 802074
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Edge Multiple Vulnerabilities (3134225)
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Patch: MS16-009

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02/09/2016 +67 days 🔍
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Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS16-009
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-0060 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1034971
SecurityFocus: 82505

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Created: 02/10/2016 07:52 PM
Updated: 07/07/2022 09:46 AM
Changes: 02/10/2016 07:52 PM (53), 04/07/2017 12:14 PM (22), 07/07/2022 09:45 AM (4), 07/07/2022 09:46 AM (2)
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