#VU5536 Information disclosure in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Published: 2017-01-30

Vulnerability identifier: #VU5536

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2015-2412


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability:

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 validation of file paths. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site, trick the victim into visiting it and view content from arbitrary 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: 10 - 11

Fixed software versions


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