CVE-2018-8179

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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly accesses objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104077

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040844

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8179

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-09

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.6

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:edge:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
109611KB4103731: Windows 10 Version 1703 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109608KB4103727: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109606KB4103723: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109605KB4103721: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
109603KB4103716: Windows 10 May 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high