The Microsoft (1) JScript 5.8 and (2) VBScript 5.7 and 5.8 engines, as used in Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0187.
Published 2016-05-11 01:59:31
Updated 2024-07-09 18:25:02
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

CVE-2016-0189 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
The Microsoft JScript nd VBScript engines, as used in Internet Explorer and other products, allow attackers to execute remote code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site.
Added on 2022-03-28 Action due date 2022-04-18

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-0189

96.53%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2016-0189

  • Internet Explorer 11 VBScript Engine Memory Corruption
    Disclosure Date: 2016-05-10
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/browser/ms16_051_vbscript
    This module exploits the memory corruption vulnerability (CVE-2016-0189) present in the VBScript engine of Internet Explorer 11. Authors: - Theori - William Webb <william_webb@rapid7.com>

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-0189

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.6
HIGH AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
4.9
10.0
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.6
5.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.6
5.9
NIST 2024-07-09

CWE ids for CVE-2016-0189

References for CVE-2016-0189

Products affected by CVE-2016-0189

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