#VU849 Information disclosure in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge

Published: 2016-10-12 | Updated: 2017-02-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU849

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-3391


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Microsoft

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

The weakness exists due to improper storage of credential data in memory. A remote attacker can access access a memory dump and get credential information.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability will result in personal data disclosure.

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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Internet Explorer: 9 - 11

Microsoft Edge:

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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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