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CVE-2016-3271 Detail

Current Description

The VBScript engine in Microsoft Edge allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "Scripting Engine Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91586
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036286
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-085

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:edge:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3271
NVD Published Date:
07/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018