Vulnerability identifier: #VU855
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Scripting Engine when handling malicious files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted content, trick the victim into downloading it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability will result in arbitrary code execution.
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Vulnerable software versions
Microsoft Edge: All versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer: 11
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.