Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Common Controls in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site that is accessed with the F12 Developer Tools feature of Internet Explorer, aka "Microsoft Common Control Use After Free Vulnerability."
Published 2015-06-10 01:59:29
Updated 2019-05-15 15:33:20
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-1756

20.87%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-1756

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-1756

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-1756

Products affected by CVE-2015-1756

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