Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge input validation

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge (Web Browser) (affected version not known). This affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Microsoft browsers on Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow a spoofing vulnerability in the way they parse HTTP content, aka "Microsoft Browser Spoofing Vulnerability."

The bug was discovered 07/11/2017. The weakness was published 07/11/2017 with Microsoft as KB4025344 as confirmed security update guide (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2017-8602 since 05/03/2017. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/12/2022). The advisory points out:

A spoofing vulnerability exists when an affected Microsoft browser does not properly parse HTTP content. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could trick a user by redirecting the user to a specially crafted website. The specially crafted website could either spoof content or serve as a pivot to chain an attack with other vulnerabilities in web services.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 101365 (Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 July 2017 Security Updates), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 100315 (Microsoft Internet Explorer Security Update for July 2017).

Applying the patch KB4025344 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at catalog.update.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (101365). Similar entries are available at 103402, 103417, 103418 and 103419.

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Class: Input validation
CWE: CWE-20
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 101365
Nessus Name: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 July 2017 Security Updates
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OpenVAS ID: 802136
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Windows Multiple Vulnerabilites (KB4025344)
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Patch: KB4025344

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Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: KB4025344
Organization: Microsoft
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-8602 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1038859
SecurityFocus: 99390 - Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge CVE-2017-8602 Spoofing Vulnerability

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Created: 07/12/2017 10:47 AM
Updated: 12/12/2022 10:18 AM
Changes: 07/12/2017 10:47 AM (88), 10/25/2019 07:36 AM (5), 12/12/2022 10:18 AM (4)
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