Intrusion Prevention

MS.Edge.PDF.Reader.OOB.Memory.Access.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PDF file. A remote attacker can exploit this to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information, via a craft PDF file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Edge Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems (3163017)
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (3163017)
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems (3163018)
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (3163018)

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/MS16-080

CVE References

CVE-2016-3203