Zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Out-of-bounds read

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2019021219 - Information Disclosure in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Vulnerable component: Microsoft Internet Explorer

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-0676

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error when processing HTML content. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted webpage, trigger out-of-bounds read and test for the presence of files on disk.