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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-3375

The OLE Automation mechanism and VBScript scripting engine in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 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."
Publish Date : 2016-09-14 Last Update Date : 2017-08-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-3375

# 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 10 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 10 1511 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 10 1607 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer 3
Microsoft Windows 10 3
Microsoft Windows 7 1
Microsoft Windows 8.1 1
Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 2
Microsoft Windows Vista 1

- References For CVE-2016-3375
SECTRACK 1036788
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-116 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-116 - Critical Security Update in OLE Automation for VBScript Scripting Engine This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker successfully convinces a user of an affected system to visit a malicious or compromised website. Note that you must install two updates to be protected from the vulnerability discussed in this bulletin: The update in this bulletin, MS16-116, and the update in MS16-104.
Vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin:
  • Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Release Date:2016-09-13
BID 92835 Microsoft VBScript CVE-2016-3375 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2016-09-13
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-104 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 Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Microsoft Browser Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • Microsoft Browser Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
  • Microsoft Browser Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Microsoft Browser Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • Multiple information discloRelease Date:2016-09-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-3375

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