CVE-2016-3240

Published on: 07/12/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:03 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Internet Explorer from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3241 and CVE-2016-3242.

  • CVE-2016-3240 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK HIGH NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.6 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK HIGH NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2016-3240 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 91568
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-084 - Critical | Microsoft Docs docs.microsoft.com
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URL Logo MS MS16-084
Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Spoof Web Content, Bypass Security Restrictions, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Execute Arbitrary Code - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1036283

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer10AllAllAll
ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer11AllAllAll
ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer9AllAllAll
ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer10AllAllAll
ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer11AllAllAll
ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer9AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: