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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS16-096 Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3177358) Microsoft Edge Critical 10-08-2016

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Microsoft Edge.

Detailed Information on the risk:

Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist when Microsoft Edge improperly accesses objects in memory. The vulnerabilities could corrupt memory in a way that enables an attacker to 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 Microsoft Edge, 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 vulnerabilities.

Further information on this exploit is available at : MS16-096

Microsoft Edge

Affected Software

Microsoft Edge