CVE-2018-8373

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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet Explorer, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 11, Internet Explorer 10. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8353, CVE-2018-8355, CVE-2018-8359, CVE-2018-8371, CVE-2018-8372, CVE-2018-8385, CVE-2018-8389, CVE-2018-8390.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105037

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041483

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8373

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-15

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
111695Security Updates for Internet Explorer (August 2018)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111692KB4343909: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111690KB4343896: Windows Server 2012 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111689KB4343899: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 August 2018 Security Update (Foreshadow)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111688KB4343888: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 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