CVE-2018-8357

HIGH
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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft browsers allowing sandbox escape, aka "Microsoft Browser Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105022

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041457

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8357

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-15

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5.1

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.3

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

Impact Score: 6

Exploitability Score: 1.6

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
111692KB4343909: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111687KB4343897: Windows 10 Version 1709 And Windows Server Version 1709 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111686KB4343892: Windows 10 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111685KB4343887: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111684KB4343885: Windows 10 Version 1703 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high