VDB-125125 · CVE-2018-8530 · BID 105487

Microsoft Edge Security Feature 7pk security

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Edge (Web Browser) (version unknown). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component Security Feature. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a 7pk security vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-254. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly handles requests of different origins, aka "Microsoft Edge Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8512.

The bug was discovered 10/09/2018. The weakness was published 10/09/2018 as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is shared at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The public release has been coordinated with Microsoft. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-8530 since 03/14/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/23/2023). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1211 for this issue. The advisory points out:

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly handles requests of different origins. The vulnerability allows Microsoft Edge to bypass Same-Origin Policy (SOP) restrictions, and to allow requests that should otherwise be ignored. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could force the browser to send data that would otherwise be restricted.

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). Similar entries are available at 125082, 125083, 125084 and 125085.

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Class: 7pk security
CWE: CWE-254
ATT&CK: T1211

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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
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-8530 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1041825
SecurityFocus: 105487 - Microsoft Edge CVE-2018-8530 Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Created: 10/10/2018 12:57 PM
Updated: 05/23/2023 03:47 PM
Changes: 10/10/2018 12:57 PM (85), 04/01/2020 09:27 AM (5), 05/23/2023 03:47 PM (4)
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