Vulnerability identifier: #VU5244
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
The weakness exists due to boundary error when handling a malicious file. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted content, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and gain access to potentially sensitive data.
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Vulnerable software versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer: 11
Microsoft Edge: All versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.