Microsoft Internet Explorer 10/11 access control

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 10/11 (Web Browser) and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 10/11/2016 by James Forshaw with Google Project Zero as MS16-118 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared at technet.microsoft.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-3388 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. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/23/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 93963 (MS16-119: Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3192890)), 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 (93963). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 92553, 92554, 92555 and 92556.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 3.1
VulDB Temp Score: 3.0
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Exploitinginfo

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

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 93963
Nessus Name: MS16-119: Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3192890)
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OpenVAS ID: 54886
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities (3192887)
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Patch: MS16-118

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03/15/2016 🔍
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09/23/2022 +2171 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

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

CVE: CVE-2016-3388 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036992
SecurityFocus: 93382 - Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge CVE-2016-3388 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Created: 10/12/2016 10:24 AM
Updated: 09/23/2022 08:15 AM
Changes: (5) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore source_cve_nvd_summary source_sectracker source_exploitdb
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