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lundi 8 octobre 2018

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 memory corruption [CVE-2018-8460]

A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 10/09/2018 as confirmed security update guide (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The public release was coordinated in cooperation with Microsoft. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-8460. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $25k-$100k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/10/2018). It expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Internet Explorer improperly accesses objects in memory. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, the attacker could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

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CPE

CVSSv3

VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.8

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Vendor Base Score (Microsoft): 7.5
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CVSSv2

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Exploiting

Class: Memory corruption (CWE-119)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: No

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Countermeasures

Recommended: Patch
Status: Official fix
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Timeline

10/09/2018 Advisory disclosed
10/09/2018 Countermeasure disclosed
10/10/2018 VulDB entry created
10/10/2018 VulDB last update

Sources

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-8460 (🔒)
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Entry

Created: 10/10/2018
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