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Sid 1-38074

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge CAsyncTpWorker Windows.Data.Pdf.dll object use after free attempt

Summary

The PDF library in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold and 1511 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document, aka "Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 7.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

CVE-2016-0118:

CVSS base score 7.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2016-0118: The PDF library in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold and 1511 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document, aka "Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_10 -
  • microsoft windows_10 1511

Ease of attack

CVE-2016-0118:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

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

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS16-028