VDB-123855 · CVE-2018-8366 · BID 105253

Microsoft Edge Fetch API information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Edge (Web Browser) (the affected version is unknown). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown code of the component Fetch API. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Microsoft Edge Fetch API incorrectly handles a filtered response type, aka "Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge.

The bug was discovered 09/11/2018. The weakness was published 09/11/2018 by Kryptos Logic (window) with Kryptos Logic as confirmed security update guide (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The public release has been coordinated with Microsoft. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-8366 since 03/14/2018. 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 05/08/2023). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1592 according to MITRE ATT&CK. The advisory points out:

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Microsoft Edge Fetch API incorrectly handles a filtered response type. An attacker could use the vulnerability to read the URL of a cross-origin request. Websites that that do not securely populate the URL with confidential information could allow information to be disclosed to an attacker.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 117411 (KB4457128: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 September 2018 Security Update), 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 91471 (Microsoft Edge Security Update for September 2018).

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (117411). Similar entries are available at 123824, 123826, 123832 and 123833.

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Nessus ID: 117411
Nessus Name: KB4457128: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 September 2018 Security Update
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Researcher: Kryptos Logic (window)
Organization: Kryptos Logic
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-8366 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1041623
SecurityFocus: 105253 - Microsoft Edge CVE-2018-8366 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Created: 09/12/2018 08:14 AM
Updated: 05/08/2023 11:55 AM
Changes: 09/12/2018 08:14 AM (85), 03/22/2020 03:25 PM (8), 05/08/2023 11:55 AM (4)
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