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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-3298

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and the Internet Messaging API in Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allow remote attackers to determine the existence of arbitrary files via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2016-10-13 Last Update Date : 2017-07-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-3298

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer 3
Microsoft Windows 7 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 2
Microsoft Windows Vista 1

- References For CVE-2016-3298

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036992
SECTRACK 1036992
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93392
BID 93392 Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2016-3298 Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2016-10-13
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms16-126
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-126 Security Update for Microsoft Internet Messaging API This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Microsoft Internet Messaging API improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could test for the presence of files on disk.
Vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin:
  • Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Release Date:2016-10-11
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms16-118
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-118 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin:
  • Microsoft Browser Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • Microsoft Browser Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Scripting Engine Memory CorruRelease Date:2016-10-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-3298

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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