CVE-2018-8470

medium
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Description

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Internet Explorer due to how scripts are handled that allows a universal cross-site scripting (UXSS) condition, aka "Internet Explorer Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability." This affects Internet Explorer 11.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105267

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041632

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8470

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-09-13

Updated: 2018-11-09

Type: CWE-79

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: 6.1

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

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
117423Security Updates for Internet Explorer (September 2018)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
117418KB4457145: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117417KB4457142: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117416KB4457138: Windows 10 Version 1703 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117414KB4457132: Windows 10 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117413KB4457131: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117412KB4457143: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
117411KB4457128: Windows 10 Version 1803 and Windows Server Version 1803 September 2018 Security UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical