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CVE-2016-3273 Detail

Description

The XSS Filter in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and Microsoft Edge does not properly restrict JavaScript code, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted web site, aka "Microsoft Browser Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/12/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3273
Original release date:
07/12/2016
Last revised:
08/31/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.3 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.6
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-084 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-084
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-085 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-085
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91576 External Source BID 91576
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036283 External Source SECTRACK 1036283

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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