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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Edge Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Edge Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass ASLR, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036286
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036286
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-3244, CVE-2016-3246, CVE-2016-3265, CVE-2016-3269, CVE-2016-3271   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 12 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, 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 obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature on the target system [CVE-2016-3244].

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-2016-3246].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object handling memory error in the Chakra JavaScript engine and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-3265, CVE-2016-3269].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will exploit a flaw in the VBScript engine and view potentially sensitive information on the target system [CVE-2016-3271].

Henry Li (zenhumany) www.trendmicro.com, Zheng Huang of the Baidu Security Lab, Kai Song (exp-sky) of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB, cc working (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI)), WanderingGlitch (via Trend Micro' ZDI), and Jordan Rabet of Microsoft Offensive Security Research Team 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 ASLR security controls on the target system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information 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/ms16-085

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-085 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (10)

Message History:   None.


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