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Sid 1-37284

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer VBScript engine use after free attempt

Summary

The Microsoft (1) VBScript 5.7 and 5.8 and (2) JScript 5.7 and 5.8 engines, as used in Internet Explorer 8 through 11 and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.6 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

CVE-2016-0002:

CVSS base score 7.5

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.6

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

CVE-2017-11886:

CVSS base score 7.5

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.6

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2016-0002: The Microsoft (1) VBScript 5.7 and 5.8 and (2) JScript 5.7 and 5.8 engines, as used in Internet Explorer 8 through 11 and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

CVE-2017-11886: Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 and R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, due to how Internet Explorer handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-11889, CVE-2017-11890, CVE-2017-11893, CVE-2017-11894, CVE-2017-11895, CVE-2017-11901, CVE-2017-11903, CVE-2017-11905, CVE-2017-11907, CVE-2017-11908, CVE-2017-11909, CVE-2017-11910, CVE-2017-11911, CVE-2017-11912, CVE-2017-11913, CVE-2017-11914, CVE-2017-11916, CVE-2017-11918, and CVE-2017-11930.

Affected systems

  • microsoft jscript 5.7
  • microsoft jscript 5.8
  • microsoft vbscript 5.7
  • microsoft vbscript 5.8
  • microsoft internet_explorer 9
  • microsoft internet_explorer 10
  • microsoft internet_explorer 11

Ease of attack

CVE-2016-0002:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

CVE-2017-11886:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11886
  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1004
  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1023
  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS16-001