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Sid 1-41954

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer textarea type confusion attempt

Summary

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from those described in CVE-2017-0008 and CVE-2017-0009.

Impact

CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 1.4 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact LOW integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

CVE-2017-0059:

CVSS base score 4.3

CVSS impact score 1.4

CVSS exploitability score 2.8

Confidentiality Impact LOW

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact NONE

CVE-2017-8652:

CVSS base score 6.5

CVSS impact score 3.6

CVSS exploitability score 2.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact NONE

Detailed information

CVE-2017-0059: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from those described in CVE-2017-0008 and CVE-2017-0009.

CVE-2017-8652: Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to disclose information due to the way that Microsoft Edge handles objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8644 and CVE-2017-8662.

Affected systems

  • microsoft internet_explorer 9
  • microsoft internet_explorer 10
  • microsoft internet_explorer 11
  • microsoft edge *

Ease of attack

CVE-2017-0059:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

CVE-2017-8652:

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/MS17-006