Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Edge (Web Browser) (the affected version unknown) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown part of the component Scripting Engine. 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 published 09/13/2016 by Richard Zhu with Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) as MS16-105 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-3377 since 03/15/2016. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/16/2022).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 93465 (MS16-105: Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3183043)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 91270 (Microsoft Edge Cumulative Security Update (MS16-105)).

Applying the patch MS16-105 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 (93465).

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 93465
Nessus Name: MS16-105: Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3183043)
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OpenVAS ID: 103863
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Edge Multiple Vulnerabities (3183043)
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Patch: MS16-105

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS16-105
Researcher: Richard Zhu
Organization: Zero Day Initiative (ZDI)
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-3377 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036789
SecurityFocus: 92797 - Microsoft Edge CVE-2016-3377 Scripting Engine Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

Entryinfo

Created: 09/14/2016 04:55 PM
Updated: 09/16/2022 09:30 AM
Changes: 09/14/2016 04:55 PM (67), 04/16/2019 12:58 PM (13), 09/16/2022 09:30 AM (4)
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