Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution



Published: 2015-07-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2015-2372
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Microsoft Internet Explorer
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Memory corruption

EUVDB-ID: #VU5514

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-2372

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web-site, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Internet Explorer: 6 - 11


CPE2.3 External links

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-065.aspx

Q & A

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