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Sid 1-41956

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer arguments type confusion attempt

Summary

The scripting engine in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from that described in CVE-2017-0040.

Impact

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

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft internet_explorer 9
  • microsoft internet_explorer 10
  • microsoft internet_explorer 11

Ease of attack

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