Security Updates for Internet Explorer (June 2018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110494

Synopsis

The Internet Explorer installation on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The Internet Explorer installation on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Internet Explorer improperly accesses objects in memory.
The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. (CVE-2018-0978, CVE-2018-8249)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user.
(CVE-2018-8267)

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4230450
-KB4284826
-KB4284815
-KB4284855

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e3fa839d

http://www.nessus.org/u?1742ea55

http://www.nessus.org/u?43458adc

http://www.nessus.org/u?a2bb9819

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110494

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_jun_internet_explorer.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/06/12

Modified: 2018/07/13

Dependencies: 93962, 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0978, CVE-2018-8249, CVE-2018-8267

MSKB: 4230450, 4284826, 4284815, 4284855

MSFT: MS18-4230450, MS18-4284826, MS18-4284815, MS18-4284855