Intrusion Prevention

MS.Edge.Windows.Data.Pdf.dll.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handles maliciously crafted PDF file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into visiting a maliciously crafted PDF file and gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Microsoft Edge

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-068

CVE References

CVE-2016-3215