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CVE-2016-7242 Detail

Description

The Chakra JavaScript scripting engine in Microsoft Edge allows 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," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-7200, CVE-2016-7201, CVE-2016-7202, CVE-2016-7203, CVE-2016-7208, CVE-2016-7240, and CVE-2016-7243.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/10/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7242
Original release date:
11/10/2016
Last revised:
07/27/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
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):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.6 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-129 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-129
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94041 External Source BID 94041
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037245 External Source SECTRACK 1037245

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:edge:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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