Microsoft Internet Explorer 10/11 access control

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A vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 10/11 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 10/11/2016 by James Forshaw with Google Project Zero as MS16-118 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared for download at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-3387 since 03/15/2016. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. 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 $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 09/23/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 94011 (MS16-118: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3192887)), 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 91283 (Microsoft Edge Cumulative Security Update (MS16-119)).

Applying the patch MS16-118 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 (94011). Similar entries are available at 92553, 92554, 92555 and 92556.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.1

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 94011
Nessus Name: MS16-118: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3192887)
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Patch: MS16-118

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS16-118
Researcher: James Forshaw
Organization: Google Project Zero
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-3387 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036992
SecurityFocus: 93381 - Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge CVE-2016-3387 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Created: 10/12/2016 10:24 AM
Updated: 09/23/2022 08:13 AM
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
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