CVE-2015-0042 (internet_explorer)

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2015-0042

Original release date: 02/10/2015

Last revised: 02/11/2015



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-2015-0038 and CVE-2015-0046.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 10.0

Exploitability Subscore: 8.6

CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism

Access Complexity: Medium

Authentication: Not required to exploit

Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MS

Name: MS15-009

Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Technical Details

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History 1 change record found – show changes


Quality Assurance – 2/11/2015 12:52:32 PM
Action Type Old Value New Value
Added CPE Configuration
Changed Reference Type
Added CVSS Vector
Added CWE

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