CVE-2018-8463

HIGH
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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge that could allow an attacker to escape from the AppContainer sandbox in the browser, aka "Microsoft Edge Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8469.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105260

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041623

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8463

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45502/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-09-13

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.4

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

Impact Score: 4

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
117411KB4457128: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical