Microsoft Internet Explorer 9/10/11 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9/10/11 (Web Browser). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code. 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. CVE summarizes:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and Microsoft Edge allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka "Microsoft Browser Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

The weakness was released 07/12/2016 by exp-sky with Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) as MS16-084 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared for download at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-3264 since 03/15/2016. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 09/01/2022). 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 92015 (MS16-084: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3169991)), 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 100290 (Microsoft Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (MS16-084)).

Applying the patch MS16-084 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 (92015) and SecurityFocus (BID 91598†).

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 92015
Nessus Name: MS16-084: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3169991)
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS16-084
Researcher: exp-sky
Organization: Zero Day Initiative (ZDI)
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-3264 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 91598 - Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge CVE-2016-3264 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1036283

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Created: 07/13/2016 09:51 AM
Updated: 09/01/2022 02:46 PM
Changes: 07/13/2016 09:51 AM (50), 04/07/2017 12:15 PM (27), 09/01/2022 02:43 PM (3), 09/01/2022 02:46 PM (1)
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