Internet Explorer in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an attacker to gain the same user rights as the current user, due to how Internet Explorer handles objects in memory, aka "Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-11855.
Published 2017-11-15 03:29:01
Updated 2022-05-23 17:29:15
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-11856

0.36%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 68 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-11856

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

CWE ids for CVE-2017-11856

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-11856

Products affected by CVE-2017-11856

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