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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Edge Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Flaws Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035821
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035821
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0186, CVE-2016-0191, CVE-2016-0192, CVE-2016-0193   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 10 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Several 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 create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object handling memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-0192].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object handling memory corruption error in the Chakra JavaScript engine to execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-0186, CVE-2016-0191, CVE-2016-0193].

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's 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/ms16-052

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-052 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (10)

Message History:   None.


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