Intrusion Prevention

MS.Edge.Proxy.Object.Handling.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
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

Microsoft Edge Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-105

CVE References

CVE-2016-3377