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lundi 8 octobre 2018

Microsoft Edge Security Feature privilege escalation [CVE-2018-8512]

A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Microsoft Edge (the affected version is unknown). Affected is an unknown function of the component Security Feature. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 10/09/2018 as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is available at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-8512. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $25k-$100k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/10/2018). It expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge when the Edge Content Security Policy (CSP) fails to properly validate certain specially crafted documents. An attacker who exploited the bypass could trick a user into loading a page containing malicious content.

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

CPE

CVSSv3

VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

Vendor Base Score (Microsoft): 4.2
Vendor Vector (Microsoft): 🔒

CVSSv2

VulDB Base Score: 🔒
VulDB Temp Score: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

Exploiting

Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: No

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒

Threat Intelligence

Threat: 🔍
Adversaries: 🔍
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Economy: 🔍
Predictions: 🔍
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Countermeasures

Recommended: Patch
Status: Official fix
Reaction Time: 🔒
0-Day Time: 🔒
Exposure Time: 🔒

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
Coordinated: 🔒

CVE: CVE-2018-8512 (🔒)

Entry

Created: 10/10/2018
Complete: 🔍

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