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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Edge Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Edge Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Bypass Same-Origin Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035522
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035522
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0154, CVE-2016-0155, CVE-2016-0156, CVE-2016-0157, CVE-2016-0158, CVE-2016-0161   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 12 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Edge. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-0154, CVE-2016-0155, CVE-2016-0156, CVE-2016-0157].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass same-origin restrictions and potentially gain elevated privielges on the target user's system [CVE-2016-0158, CVE-2016-0161].

Liu Long of Qihoo 360, Shi Ji (@Puzzor) of VARAS@IIE, WenXiang Qian, d81b2a7b317c035a8da11d63122964c2 (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), and lokihardt (via HP's Zero Day Initiative) reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can bypass same origin restrictions to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor advisory.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-038

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-038 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (10)

Message History:   None.


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