Intrusion Prevention

MS.VB.Script.Engine.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted HTML file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

VBScript 5.7
VBScript 5.8
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

CVE References

CVE-2016-0189 CVE-2016-0002