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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Edge Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Edge Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037444
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037444
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-7181, CVE-2016-7206, CVE-2016-7279, CVE-2016-7280, CVE-2016-7281, CVE-2016-7282, CVE-2016-7286, CVE-2016-7287, CVE-2016-7288, CVE-2016-7296, CVE-2016-7297   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 13 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Edge. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error in the scripting engine and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-7287, CVE-2016-7286, CVE-2016-7288, CVE-2016-7296, CVE-2016-7297].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error in the browser and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-7181, CVE-2016-7279].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will access potentially sensitive information on the target user's system [CVE-2016-7206, CVE-2016-7280, CVE-2016-7282].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass same-origin policy for scripts running inside of web workers [CVE-2016-7281].

Masato Kinugawa of Cure53, Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), and Viet Hailperin(@fenceposterror) of scip AG reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor advisory.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-145

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-145 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (10)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 13 2016 (Microsoft Issues Fix for Microsoft Internet Explorer) Microsoft Edge Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code
Microsoft has issued a fix for Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11, and 12.



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