VDB-125084 · CVE-2018-8509 · BID 105462

Microsoft Edge memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Microsoft Edge (Web Browser) (affected version unknown). Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 10/09/2018. The weakness was shared 10/09/2018 with Microsoft as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is shared for download at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-8509 since 03/14/2018. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 05/23/2023). The advisory points out:

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly accesses objects in memory. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that enables an attacker to 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, an 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.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 117999 (KB4462919: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 October 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 91475 (Microsoft Edge Security Update for October 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 (117999). The entries 125082, 125083, 125085 and 125086 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 117999
Nessus Name: KB4462919: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 October 2018 Security Update
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Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Organization: Microsoft
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-8509 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1041825
SecurityFocus: 105462 - Microsoft Edge CVE-2018-8509 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Created: 10/10/2018 06:46 AM
Updated: 05/23/2023 12:50 PM
Changes: 10/10/2018 06:46 AM (84), 03/31/2020 08:12 PM (6), 05/23/2023 12:50 PM (4)
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