Microsoft Internet Explorer access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer (Web Browser) (version unknown). This issue affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Microsoft Internet Explorer cannot properly restrict modifications to cookies established in HTTPS sessions, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to overwrite or delete arbitrary cookies via a Set-Cookie header in an HTTP response, related to lack of the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) includeSubDomains feature, aka a "cookie forcing" issue.

The weakness was published 08/09/2011 by Chris Evans as Bug 660053 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at bugzilla.mozilla.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-7295. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. 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 11/17/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at 58212, 58208, 58207 and 58206.

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 802140
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Explorer HTTPS Sessions Multiple Vulnerabilities (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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11/24/2008 🔍
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08/09/2011 +987 days 🔍
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03/23/2015 +1317 days 🔍
11/17/2021 +2431 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: Bug 660053
Researcher: Chris Evans
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2008-7295 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 32698 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Allows to Overwrite or Delete Arbitrary Cookies via a Set-Cookie Header, Medium
SecurityFocus: 49135 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Secure Cookie Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Entryinfo

Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/17/2021 10:22 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (56), 05/07/2019 12:43 PM (9), 11/17/2021 10:22 AM (2)
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