Microsoft ActiveX Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ID MS:CVE-2017-0242
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2017-05-11T07:00:00


An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way some ActiveX objects are instantiated. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain access to protected memory contents.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to convince a user to open a malicious document that could then instantiate the vulnerable object. This security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how these objects are instantiated.