#VU5535 Information disclosure in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Published: 2017-01-30

Vulnerability identifier: #VU5535

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-2413


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Microsoft

The vulnerabiity allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper handling of module resource requests. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site, trick the victim into visiting it and determine specific files on the system..

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability results in information disclosure on the vulnerable system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Internet Explorer: 6 - 11

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Q & A

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.

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