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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS16-024 Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3142019) Microsoft Edge Critical 09-03-2016

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in . The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using . An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user.
Detailed Information on the risk:
Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist when improperly accesses objects in memory. The vulnerabilities could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
An attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit the vulnerabilities through , and then convince a user to view the website. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements by adding specially crafted content that could exploit the vulnerability.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS16-024

Affected Software

Microsoft Edge